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    What is a "prize catch"?

    Please give me definition of " a prize catch"
    By the way, what is an "emeritus sterling professor"?
    Thank you for your help.

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    Re: What is a "prize catch"?

    Sterling Emeritus Professor is an honorary rank. It is a high honour and is given to retired professors at Yale University, Named after the beneficiary John William Sterling.

    Prize catchis used to describe man who has been unwittingly lured into marriage, eithe rfor his money or position.

    'She has got herself a prize catch there'

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    Re: What is a "prize catch"?

    "Prize catch" originally comes from the sport of angling. A "prize catch" is a fish that wins a prize for the lucky person who caught it.


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