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Phrasal Verbs: Catch

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage
A
The beggar caught at her arm and asked for some money.
B
The beggar caught to her arm and asked for some money.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘catch at’. Catch at means ‘Take or grab hold of something.’
Question 2
Choose the correct usage
A
I eventually caught over to what she meant to say.
B
I eventually caught on to what she meant to say.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘catch on’. Catch on means ‘Finally understand what is going on.’
Question 3
Choose the correct usage
A
She pretended to catch out her son’s prank.
B
She pretended to catch around her son’s prank.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘catch out’. Catch out means ‘Trick.’
Question 4
Choose the correct usage
A
She found it difficult to catch again on the lectures she had missed.
B
She found it difficult to catch up on the lectures she had missed.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘catch up’. Catch up means ‘Get work, etc, up to date.’
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