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Temps, modes, définitions, phrasal verbs, synonymes et expressions: pour tout savoir de la conjugaison de catch en anglais, c’est par ici !

Tableaux de conjugaison de catch en anglais

Conjugaison du verbe catch à l’indicatif

Le verbe catch au present simple

  • I catch
  • You catch
  • He/she/it catches
  • We catch
  • You catch
  • They catch

Le verbe catch au present continuous

  • I am catching
  • You are catching
  • He/she/it is catching
  • We are catching
  • You are catching
  • They are catching

Le verbe catch past simple

  • I caught
  • You caught
  • He/she/it caught
  • We caught
  • You caught
  • They caught

Le verbe catch au past continuous

  • I was catching
  • You were catching
  • He/she/it was catching
  • We were catching
  • You were catching
  • They were catching

Le verbe catch au present perfect

  • I have caught
  • You have caught
  • He/she/it has caught
  • We have caught
  • You have caught
  • They have caught

Le verbe catch au present perfect continuous

  • I have been catching
  • You have been catching
  • He/she/it has been catching
  • We have been catching
  • You have been catching
  • They have been catching

Le verbe catch au past perfect

  • I had caught
  • You had caught
  • He/she/it had caught
  • We had caught
  • You had caught
  • They had caught

Le verbe catch au past perfect continuous

  • I had been catching
  • You had been catching
  • He/she/it had been catching
  • We had been catching
  • You had been catching
  • They had been catching

Le verbe catch au future

  • I will catch
  • You will catch
  • He/she/it will catch
  • We will catch
  • You will catch
  • They will catch

Le verbe catch au future continuous

  • I will be catching
  • You will be catching
  • He/she/it will be catching
  • We will be catching
  • You will be catching
  • They will be catching

Le verbe catch au future perfect

  • I will have caught
  • You will have caught
  • He/she/it will have caught
  • We will have caught
  • You will have caught
  • They will have caught

Le verbe catch au future perfect continuous

  • I will have been catching
  • You will have been catching
  • He/she/it will have been catching
  • We will have been catching
  • You will have been catching
  • They will have been catching

Conjugaison du verbe catch au conditionnel

Le verbe catch au conditional present

  • I would catch
  • You would catch
  • He/she/it would catch
  • We would catch
  • You would catch
  • They would catch

Le verbe catch au conditional present continuous

  • I would be catching
  • You would be catching
  • He/she/it would be catching
  • We would be catching
  • You would be catching
  • They would be catching

Le verbe catch au conditional perfect

  • I would have caught
  • You would have caught
  • He/she/it would have caught
  • We would have caught
  • You would have caught
  • They would have caught

Le verbe catch au conditional perfect continuous

  • I would have been catching
  • You would have been catching
  • He/she/it would have been catching
  • We would have been catching
  • You would have been catching
  • They would have been catching

Les autres formes

L’infinitif de catch

  • to catch

Participe présent de catch

  • catching

Participe passé de catch

  • caught

L’impératif de catch

  • catch
  • let’s catch

Définition de catch en anglais

Que veut dire le verbe catch en anglais ?

Le Cambridge Dictionary donne plusieurs définitions du verbe catch.

Penchons-nous sur les principales :

1. To take hold of something, especially something that is moving through the air

I managed to catch the glass before it hit the ground.
→ J’ai réussi à attraper le verre avant qu’il ne touche le sol.

2. To find and stop a person or animal that is trying to escape

Great pressure was put on the police to catch the terrorists as soon as possible.
→ La police a subi une forte pression pour arrêter le plus tôt possible les terroristes.

3. To discover, see, or realize something, especially someone doing something wrong

He caught her reading his old love letters. → Il l’a surprise en train de lire ses vieilles lettres d’amour.

4. To make someone notice something and feel interested

A ship out at sea caught his attention. → Un navire en mer a attiré son attention.

5. To travel or be able to travel on an aircraft, train, bus, etc.

He always catches the 10.30 a.m. train to work. → Il prend chaque jour le train de 10h30 pour aller travailler.

6. To get an illness, especially one caused by bacteria or a virus

He caught a cold on holiday. → Il a attrapé un rhume pendant les vacances.

7. To manage to hear or see something, so you understand or remember it

Did you catch the car’s number plate? → Tu as pu noter la plaque d’immatriculation de la voiture ?

8. To go to a place in order to see or watch something, such as a film or show

I was home in time to catch the evening news. → Je suis rentré à temps pour le JT de 20h.

9. To stick somewhere, or to make something stick somewhere

The sleeve of my jacket got caught on the door handle and ripped.
→ La manche de ma veste s’est prise dans la poignée et s’est déchirée.

10. To hit something, especially without intending to

His head caught the edge of the table as he fell. → En tombant, il s’est cogné la tête contre le bord de la table.

Pour accéder à l’intégralité de la page du Cambridge Dictionary, cliquez ici !

Les phrasal verbs avec catch en anglais

Rappel : les phrasal verbs (ou “verbes à particule”) sont des verbes qui, lorsqu’ils sont suivis d’un autre mot (la particule), voient leur sens initial complété ou modifié.

Il existe deux phrasal verbs formés sur le verbe catch :

  • catch on → piger ou devenir à la mode (familier)
  • catch somebody out → prendre quelqu’un sur le fait (familier)
  • catch up → rattraper son retard ou se voir, discuter (familier)
  • catch up with somebody → prendre des nouvelles de quelqu’un (familier)

Les synonymes de catch en anglais

En fonction du contexte, vous pouvez remplacer le verbe to catch par l’un des verbes suivants :

  • arrest → arrêter
  • capture → capturer
  • clench → saisir, agripper
  • clutch → empoigner, agripper
  • detect → détecter
  • grab → saisir, agripper
  • intercept → intercepter
  • seize → saisir, empoigner
  • spot → repérer
  • take → prendre

Expressions avec catch en anglais

  • catch 22 → cercle vicieux, situation inextricable
  • catch hell (anglais américain) → se prendre un savon, se faire remonter les bretelles (familier)
  • catch phrase → slogan
  • catch somebody flat-footed → prendre quelqu’un au dépourvu
  • catch somebody off guard → prendre quelqu’un par surprise
  • catch somebody red handed → prendre quelqu’un la main dans le sac, en flagrant délit
  • catch somebody unawares → prendre quelqu’un de court
  • catch somebody’s attention → attirer l’attention de quelqu’un
  • catch somebody’s eye → attirer le regard de quelqu’un
  • catch wind of something → avoir vent de quelque chose (familier)
  • catch-as-catch-can (adjectif) → avec les moyens du bord
  • play catch-up → se mettre à la page (familier)

À l’instar de to bear, to choose, to come et to buy, to catch est aussi un verbe irrégulier. Vous devez donc particulièrement faire attention aux terminaisons du passé.

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