Catch On

How to Conjugate Catch On

  • Infinitive: Catch On
  • Present Tense: Catch On/ Catches On
  • -ing Form: Catching On
  • Past Tense: Caught On
  • Past Participle: Caught On
Catch On is a non-separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Catch On:

1. To understand or realize something.

Examples: She finally caught on to what the man was telling her.
I didn’t catch on to what was happening in the movie until near the end.

2. To become popular.

Examples: TLC immediately caught on when they released their first single ‘Ain’t to Proud to Beg’.
I wish twerkin’ never caught on.

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