caught up in something


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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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