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catch on (to)

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1 to come to an awareness of
  • she caught on to the fact that they were planning a surprise party
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2 to have a clear idea of
  • he finally caught on to the concept of phototaxis
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cotton (to or on to)

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to have a clear idea of
  • failed to cotton on to the fact that her senatorial campaign was going nowhere
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get on (to)

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to come to an awareness of
  • by the time the CIA got on to the terrorist plot, it was already in progress
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stumble (on or onto)

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to come upon unexpectedly or by chance
  • stumbled on some old family photos when she was cleaning out a drawer
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hang on to

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1 to continue to have in one's possession or power
  • You can hang on to that necklace if you like.
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2 to keep in one's mind or heart
  • She hangs on to memories of her traveling days.
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3 to have or keep in one's hands
  • Can you hang on to my purse while I use the bathroom?
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4 to reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms
  • Hang on to this rope for support.
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hold on to

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1 to keep in one's mind or heart
  • She still holds on to that feeling.
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2 to have or keep in one's hands
  • I can hold on to your grocery bags while you open the door.
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3 to continue to have in one's possession or power
  • He's trying to hold on to his position as chairman.
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