caught up in
Definition of caught up in
1 : involved in (a difficult or confusing situation) Several members of Congress were caught up in the scandal. How did you get caught up in this mess?
2 : excited about something and having trouble thinking about anything else Everyone was caught up in the excitement. Try not to get too caught up in the moment.
Word by Word Definitions
: past tense and past participle ofcatch
: in or into a higher position or level
: away from the center of the earth
: from beneath the ground or water to the surface
: risen above the horizon
: being out of bed
: used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of
: up into or in the
: in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of
: one in a high or advantageous position
: an upward slope
: a period or state of prosperity or success
: to rise from a lying or sitting position
: to move upward : ascend
: used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated
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