caught up in

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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.

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“Caught up in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caught%20up%20in. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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