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- (transitive, idiomatic) to see for a brief period; to get a glimpse of
- 2012 April 18, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona”, in BBC Sport:
- Di Matteo clearly saw Drogba's power as a potential threat to a Barcelona defence stripped of Gerard Pique - but he barely caught sight of goal in a first 45 minutes in which the Catalans exerted their technical superiority.