catch on

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To become popular; to become commonplace; to become the standard.
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It's a crummy idea, and I certainly hope it does not catch on.

Submitted on August 30, 2009

Additional definitions for 'catch on':

catch onTo begin to understand; to realize or detect.
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붙잡다

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    Alex
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