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Using or making do with whatever means are available; irregular: made a catch-as-catch-can living doing odd jobs.
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(Wrestling) a style of wrestling in which trips, holds below the waist, etc, are allowed
chiefly US and Canadian using any method or opportunity that comes to hand
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catch-as-catch-can[ˈkætʃəzˌkætʃˈkæn] n (Wrestling) → catch m inv
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