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What does below sentence mean??

“Marni:  Well, you’re never going to catch me thrifting, but I do like a good deal”

i can’t understand what mean for “catch me thrifting”, pls help to advise. Thanks a lot.

02:45 PM Dec 05 2013 |

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Teacher AmySuper Member!

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In this case, “catch” means the same thing as “find” or “see.” Marni could have also said, “You’re never going to see me thrifting,” or, “You’re never going to find me thrifting.”

The correct way to use the verb “catch me” is “catch + me (you, him, her, us, them) + verb + ing). For example, a woman who hates cooking might tell her friends, “You won’t catch me cooking in the kitchen!”

Thrifting is a verb that means shopping at secondhand stores.



04:54 AM Dec 10 2013 |