caught in the act

Definition of caught in the act

  1. :  caught while doing something specified He tried to rob a bank and was caught in the act.

Word by Word Definitions

caughtplay
  1. : past tense and past participle ofcatch

  1. :  pregnant

  1. :  the doing of a thing :  deed

    :  something done voluntarily

    :  the process of doing something :  action

  1. :  to take action :  move

    :  to conduct oneself :  behave

    :  to perform on the stage

  1. : active

    : actor

    : actual


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