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  1. 4
    to stop an animal, bird, or insect and prevent it from escaping, especially using a trap

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    1. a.
      to hunt and stop an animal in order to kill and eat it

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    2. b.
      to get a fish from a river, lake, or the ocean, using a fishing net or rod

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  2. 5
    to get on a train, bus, airplane, or boat that is traveling somewhere

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  3. 7
    to get a disease or illness

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  4. 10
    to hit someone on a part of their body

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    1. a.
      to hit part of your body on something by accident

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  5. 12
    to start to burn

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  6. 16
    to see or smell something for a very short time

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  7. 17
    to hear something that someone says

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  8. 19
    if light catches something, or if something catches the light, the light shines on it and makes it look bright and shiny

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  9. 20
    if the wind or a wave catches something, it gets behind or under it and suddenly blows or pushes it hard

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