get caught
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get caught
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to get captured)
a. quedar atrapado
The spy got caught behind enemy lines.El espía quedó atrapado detrás de las líneas enemigas.
b. ser capturado
They got caught smuggling stolen merchandise across the border.Fueron capturados contrabandeando mercancía robada a través de la frontera.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Don't get caught.Que no te pillen.
If you get caught, I can't help you.Si te pescan, no te puedo ayudar.
2. (to get tangled)
a. quedarse enganchado
My tie got caught in the machine.Mi corbata se quedó enganchada en la máquina.
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