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catch-as-catch-can



Pronunciation: (kach'uz-kach'kan'), [key]
adj.
Also,catch'-can'.taking advantage of any opportunity; using any method that can be applied: a catch-as-catch-can life, as an itinerant handyman.

adv.
without specific plan or order: They lived catch-as-catch-can.

n.
a style of wrestling in which the contestants are permitted to trip, tackle, and use holds below the waist. Cf. Greco-Roman (def. 3).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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