Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Catch"

The meaning of "Catch" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does what is this catch? mean?
A: Do you mean "what's the catch"

If so that usually means that you think something is too good to be true. You're suspicious because something seems too perfect.

Ex You see an ad online for a delicious looking meal with a bunch of food for a very cheap price. Then you would think or say, "ok what's the catch" what is the downside of this situation
Q: What does what's the catch ? mean?
A: When people noticed and are in doubt that there's more than what he/she is letting on, they often say "What's the catch?", it means that they are asking what's the real reason for it.
Q: What does catch you sleeping around mean?
A: It means that he found out she was having sex with other people. "Sleeping" with someone is also used to mean having sex with someone
Q: What does catching up mean?
A: catch up:

succeed in reaching a person who is ahead

do work or other tasks that one should have done earlier.

"he normally used the afternoons to catch up on paperwork"
Q: What does catch enough mean?
A: 「よくわかってますか」あるいは、「十分な____」

Did you catch enough of what I said?
Make sure to catch enough fish for the feast.

Example sentences using "Catch"

Q: Please show me example sentences with catch up .
A: I always watch Mosco Moon on You Tube, but I haven't been able to watch You Tube for a month. So now I want to watch all the videos I've missed so that I can catch her up.

Susan and I went for a walk, but she was walking behind me. So I stopped for a moment to let her catch me up.
Q: Please show me example sentences with catch up.
A: I'm so tired, I need to catch up on some sleep. we tried to catch up to them but they were too far ahead. It was good to catch up with you, I hadn't seen you in a while.
Q: Please show me example sentences with catch up .
A: I need to stop by this store. You guys keep walking! I will catch up with you.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "catch up" .
A: Catch up: To reach someone who is in front of you. It can be used physically and mentally

Physically
e.g A: Catch up to John and win that race

Mentally
e.g A: I will catch up by exam time (meaning study harder to become more intelligent)
Q: Please show me example sentences with catch out.
A: It has two meanings:

1) To catch someone telling a lie, by tricking them into lying to you when you know the truth.
"I think my boyfriend is cheating on me. He said he was on a business trip, but someone saw him with a girl in a fancy restaurant. I'm going to try to catch him out"

2) To be unprepared, in a bad situation that you should probably have prepared for. This is always 'caught out'
"The hillwalkers were caught out by the sudden blizzard"

The second version often occurs in warnings as the form "Don't be caught out":
"Don't be caught out by power cuts. Make sure you have a torch and spare batteries."
"Don't be caught out - flu vaccinations are now available at your pharmacy"
"Don't be caught out - buy insurance"

I think the last example is the most common. It doesn't occur much in American English though.

Synonyms of "Catch" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between catch up with and catch up on ?
A: catch up with is usually with a person.
" I have to catch up woth my friend at lunch"

Catch up on is usually with an item.
" I have to catch up on homework"

In your example, catch up on would make the most sense but using the word plans sounds a bit unnatural. " I have to catch up on our work" sounds a bit better.
Q: What is the difference between catch up on and catch up with and catch up to ?
A: "catch up on..." I would use this to say something like "I need to catch up on my homework"

"catch up with..." I would use this like "I want to catch up with my friend" like run up to her. it could also be used like you want to talk and update each other since you haven't seen each other in a long time.

"catch up to..." I would use it the same way as above, I run to my friend or I catch up to my friend who is ahead of me.

I hope this helped.
Q: What is the difference between catch up with and keep up with ?
A: I agree with what said.

Also it they have another meaning that is similar:

Catch up - become up to date
Keep up - stay up to date

e.g. When watching a TV show:
Catch up - watch all episodes that have aired
Keep up - watch new episodes when they come out
Q: What is the difference between catch up and overtake ?
A: Overtake is to pass the car in front of you. Catch up is getting near someone who is ahead of you.
"He was really far ahead, but I finally caught up to him"
Q: What is the difference between catch one's breath and hold one's breath ?
A: Catch one's breath is to take a breather/rest after doing a physical activity

Ex.
"Ugh! All this running is exhausting! I need to catch my breath!"

Hold one's breath is to be on a suspense

Ex.
"The audience held their breath as the host walked on stage to declare the winner."

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Translations of "Catch"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Which one catch your eye?
Which one catches your eye?
A: “Which one catches your eye?” is correct, and in the past tense: “Which one caught your eye?”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? みんな参加しよう!(catch phrase)
A: "Join us!" is also okay to use.

But because you have 「みんな」, I want to say "Hey guys, join us!"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? caught
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? caught / catch
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? caught
A: like this

Other questions about "Catch"

Q: What does catch up mean in this sentence ?
Sth has good things but it also has things that might catch you up..
A: Might cause problems for you.
Q: It's still hard to catch rapidly spoken English. does this sound natural?
A: it would be more precise to say it-s still hard to understand rapidly spoken English. catching in that sense refers to actually hearing the sound
Q: How to say catch up and ketchup in English?
How about bed and bad ?
When I hear these words, I can't really distinguish them 😅
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Q: I couldn't catch what you said. does this sound natural?
A: @crayon: はい、naturalです^^
Q: "Catch cold" or "catch a cold"?
A: Catch a cold

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