CATCHING's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of catching
a. act of seizing or taking hold of; captivating; alluring
That is the appeal in catching them I think, it is amaizing to pull something so massive out of muddy water, that few people actually see.
Sentence in Classic:
Hardly had he sat down when Mahony, catching sight of the cat which had escaped him, sprang up and pursued her across the field.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
At Waterloo we were fortunate in catching a train for Leatherhead, where we hired a trap at the station inn and drove for four or five miles through the lovely Surrey lanes.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I had a catching of the breath, and my skin went cold at the words, which were slowly uttered in a tone of concentrated resolution.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
There was a cry of indignation, and everyone began thinking out ways of catching Snowball if he should ever come back.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Madame Karenina, however, did not wait for her brother, but catching sight of him she stepped out with her light, resolute step.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Bent double, and his galoshes catching in the steps, Kapitonitch ran after her, trying to overtake her.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Their sabers catching in the bridles and their spurs jingling, the hussars hastily dismounted, not knowing what they were to do.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Another borzoi, a dog, catching sight of his master from the garden path, arched his back and, rushing headlong toward the porch with lifted tail, began rubbing himself against his legs.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Malasha, who had long been expected for supper, climbed carefully backwards down from the oven, her bare little feet catching at its projections, and slipping between the legs of the generals she darted out of the room.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Butterfly catching, for generation after generation, began there; for Bartholomew and Lucy; for Giles; for George it had began only the day before yesterday, when, in his little green net, he had caught a cabbage white.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
I could observe, in little pieces, as it were; but as to making a net of a number of these pieces, and catching anybody in it, that was, as yet, beyond me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context