caught in the act

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Definition of caught in the act

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

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“Caught in the act.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caught%20in%20the%20act. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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