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catch someone's drift
catch someone's fancy
catch (someone or something) by surprise
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“Catch-roping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catch-roping. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.
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