get caught up in something


get caught up in something
(get) caught up in (something) to become completely involved in something.

You get caught up in the excitement of the moment and don't think a lot about what happens next.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • get caught (up) in something — be/​get caught (up) in something phrase to become unexpectedly involved in an unpleasant or annoying situation We were caught in a heavy storm. Sorry I’m late – I got caught in traffic. She got caught up in a clash between protesters and police.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get caught up in something — be/get ˌcaught ˈup in sth derived to become involved in sth, especially when you do not want to be • Innocent passers by got caught up in the riots. Main entry: ↑catchderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • get a hold of something — catch, get, grab, take, etc. (a) ˈhold of sb/sth idiom to have or take sb/sth in your hands • He caught hold of her wrists so she couldn t get away. • Lee got hold of the dog by its collar. • Quick, grab a hold of that rope …   Useful english dictionary

  • get caught up in — (get) caught up in (something) to become completely involved in something. You get caught up in the excitement of the moment and don t think a lot about what happens next …   New idioms dictionary

  • caught up in something — (get) caught up in (something) to become completely involved in something. You get caught up in the excitement of the moment and don t think a lot about what happens next …   New idioms dictionary

  • get\ caught\ up\ on — v 1. To take or pick up suddenly; grab (smth). She caught up the book from the table and ran out of the room. 2. To capture or trap (someone) in a situation; concern or interest very much. Usually used in the passive with in . The Smith family… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get caught — found doing something, caught in the act    Did Vi get caught driving without a license? Did she get a ticket? …   English idioms

  • get caught up in sth — be/get caught up in sth ► to become involved in something, often without wanting to: »The firm was caught up in the near collapse of one of the world s largest hedge funds. Main Entry: ↑catch …   Financial and business terms

  • be caught (up) in something — be/​get caught (up) in something phrase to become unexpectedly involved in an unpleasant or annoying situation We were caught in a heavy storm. Sorry I’m late – I got caught in traffic. She got caught up in a clash between protesters and police.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • be caught up in something — be/get ˌcaught ˈup in sth derived to become involved in sth, especially when you do not want to be • Innocent passers by got caught up in the riots. Main entry: ↑catchderived …   Useful english dictionary