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catch-as-catch-can

(kăch′əz-kăch-kăn′, kĕch′əz-kĕch-)
adj.
Using or making do with whatever means are available; irregular: made a catch-as-catch-can living doing odd jobs.

catch′-as-catch-can′ adv.

catch-as-catch-can

n
(Wrestling) a style of wrestling in which trips, holds below the waist, etc, are allowed
adj, adv
chiefly US and Canadian using any method or opportunity that comes to hand
Translations

catch-as-catch-can

[ˈkætʃəzˌkætʃˈkæn] n (Wrestling) → catch m inv
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Classes range from free to paid-for (PS50 unlimited per month for adults and PS40 for children) and include the following disciplines: catch wrestling, savate thai cross kickboxing, combat submission wrestling and mixed martial arts.
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Meanwhile Stockton super-heavyweights Chris Crossan and Amin Nazer have jetted off to California again to compete in the second Catch Wrestling Alliance invitational.
STOCKTON grapplers Amin Nazer and Chris Crossan are hoping to compete in the first World Catch Wrestling Championships for 100 years after being part of a Rest of the World team which beat the USA 4-3 at the inaugural Catch Wrestling Alliance Invitational in California.
It evolved from Lancashire catch wrestling, which has been going on for hundreds of years and is seen nowadays at country fairs.