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catch the sun

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcatch the suncatch the suninformalMI if you catch the sun, your skin becomes red and sometimes sore because of the effects of sunlight You’ve caught the sun on the back of your neck. catch
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catch the sunDalgliesh could glimpse what was obviously her herb garden planted in elegant terracotta pots carefully disposed to catch the sun.My chair with its high back and strong iron wheels is positioned correctly to catch the sun.Perhaps she had caught the sun.Before his eyes dull muddy grass turned into soft reflective banks which caught the sun a thousand ways.These beautiful evergreen trees catch the sun and produce wonderful sculptural forms.A flock of dunlin flew across the marsh in a silver swirl, catching the sun, dazzling the eye.Up in the woods many of the buds that catch the sun have begun to pop.Their fantastically long tails danced behind like bridal trains and burst into colour when they caught the sun's final rays.
catch the suncatch the sunBritish English, get some sun American English if someone catches or gets the sun, they become slightly red or brown because they have been outside in the sun sun
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catch the sunPerhaps she had caught the sun.A flock of dunlin flew across the marsh in a silver swirl, catching the sun, dazzling the eye.Up in the woods many of the buds that catch the sun have begun to pop.My chair with its high back and strong iron wheels is positioned correctly to catch the sun.Dalgliesh could glimpse what was obviously her herb garden planted in elegant terracotta pots carefully disposed to catch the sun.These beautiful evergreen trees catch the sun and produce wonderful sculptural forms.Before his eyes dull muddy grass turned into soft reflective banks which caught the sun a thousand ways.
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