Catch and Pinch


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Catch noun – The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal).
Pinch is a synonym for catch in nab topic. In some cases you can use "Pinch" instead the word "Catch" as a verb or a noun. informal substitute
Nearby Words: catchy, catching, catcher
Synonyms for Catch


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Pinch verb – To take or keep under one's control by authority of law.
Usage example: pinched the purse snatcher just two blocks from where he had robbed the old lady

Catch is a synonym for pinch in arrest topic. Sometimes you can use "Catch" instead the word "Pinch" as a verb or a noun.
Nearby Words: pinched, pinching
Synonyms for Pinch

How words are described

good good catch good pinch
nasty nasty catch nasty pinch
small small catch small pinch
big big catch big pinch
Other adjectives: little, slight, compare, famous, few.

Common collocations

enemies catch enemies pinch enemies

Both words in one sentence

  • Bloodhounds: "They headed east, but we can catch them in the Serpentine Swamps." Primitive locals who help out the heroes in a pinch.
  • Power Pincers His regular attack has him rushing to X, and if he manages to catch him, he'll repeatedly pinch X with them, dealing heavy damage.
    Source: Power Pincers
  • Physical God Even the weakest Nobles can throw around small cars or catch bullets in a pinch.
    Source: Physical God
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Pinch or Catch. 2016. Accessed September 19, 2021.

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