|catch the wave
||join the trend, do what is popular
||Condos are popular now. Should we buy one and catch the wave?
||arrive later, join you
||You go ahead. I'll catch up with you at the bus stop.
||(See play catch-up)
|catch up on
||do something that you have neglected
||Ali can't go to the movie. He has to catch up on his homework.
|catch up with
||revealed or exposed, come back to haunt you
||When your lies catch up with you, it's embarrassing.
|catch you at a bad time
||visit or call when it is inconvenient
||You look very sad. Did I catch you at a bad time?
|catch you later
||I will talk to you later, I will see you later
||I have to leave now. Catch you later.
|catch you off guard
||surprise you, say what you do not expect
||Did my comment about dog poop catch you off guard?
|catch your death
||become very ill, catch a bad cold
||In this terrible weather, put on a coat or you'll catch your death.
|catch your eye
||cause you to look, get your attention
||When I was in Paris, a Peugeot cabriolet caught my eye. Ah!