catch a glimpse

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Verb1.catch a glimpse - see something for a brief time
see - perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight; "You have to be a good observer to see all the details"; "Can you see the bird in that tree?"; "He is blind--he cannot see"
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While some were gaping to catch a glimpse of their favourite actor, others were supporting their home team.
After a good night's sleep you head off to --, a park where you might catch a glimpse of a wild takh.
You also catch a glimpse of a small burrowing animal that spends about 90 percent of its life underground.