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    vil is offline VIP Member
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    catch one doing

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    Poirot said: “You do not think it possible that she committed suicides?”- “She?”. Mrs. Bishop snorted. “No, indeed. Hadn’t she made up her mind to marry Mr. Roddy? Catch her committing suicide!”

    catch one doing = do not expect somebody to do it

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
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    Re: catch one doing

    Yes, Vil.

    You're right again.

    Rover

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