Cannot catch a cold


Cannot catch a cold
in poor form, not quick (in sport)

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • cold — 1 adjective 1 OBJECTS/SURFACES/LIQUIDS/ROOMS ETC having a low temperature: a blast of cold air | We slept on the cold ground. | feel cold: The office always feels so cold first thing on Monday morning. | ice/stone/freezing cold (=very cold): The… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • catch — catch1 W1S1 [kætʃ] v past tense and past participle caught [ko:t US ko:t] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(take and hold)¦ 2¦(find/stop somebody)¦ 3¦(see somebody doing something)¦ 4¦(illness)¦ 5 catch somebody by surprise/catch somebody off guard 6 catch somebody… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • catch — 1 verb past tense and past participle caught 1 STOP/TRAP SB (T) a) to stop someone after you have been chasing them and prevent them from escaping: You can t catch me! she yelled, running away across the field. | If the guerrillas catch you, they …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • catch — catch1 [ kætʃ ] (past tense and past participle caught [ kɔt ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 stop and hold something/someone ▸ 2 stop someone escaping ▸ 3 find and arrest ▸ 4 (hunt and) stop animal ▸ 5 get on public vehicle ▸ 6 discover someone doing something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • catch — I UK [kætʃ] / US verb Word forms catch : present tense I/you/we/they catch he/she/it catches present participle catching past tense caught UK [kɔːt] / US [kɔt] past participle caught *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to stop and hold something… …   English dictionary


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