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Meaning of CATCH ON

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  1. [v]  become popular; "This fashion caught on in paris"
  2. [v]  understand, usually after some initial difficulty
 Synonyms: cotton on, get it, get onto, latch on, tumble, twig
 See Also: apprehend, change, compass, comprehend, dig, get the picture, grasp, savvy



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