Definition of 'catch on'
Example sentences containing 'catch on'
He climbed the ladder and cut the sling, allowing the full weight of the man to catch on the bound arms.THE SERPENT'S MARK COME TO MECCA
She saw Gaspare Cusimano and the older Amato girl in the lavatory -- the catch on the door not properly fastened.THE GOLDEN LION
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