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see something for a brief time

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This Nobel Prize,"the captain said, nailing a gold medal, a commendation and 10 million Swedish kronor to the ship's mast, "I shall share with the first man to catch sight of the bosun.
Summary: Astronomers are getting their telescopes ready to catch sight of a speeding ball of rock which will fly past the Earth on Tuesday night.
QUEUES: Crowds of fans gathered at Liverpool One RACE: Fans run up the street at Liverpool One to catch sight of One Direction Pictures: PAUL HEAPS FOUND: One Direction sign copies of their new book BIGGEST FAN: Below, one girl holds a sign up for the boys
No sooner had we walked inside did Dave catch sight of the president's dog Barney," the Telegraph quoted Cheney as writing in an extract of his book 'In My Time' that was leaked to the Daily Caller website.
We catch sight of rooftops at Kirbymoorside in the distance and soon pass houses on the left including one with the lettering "Sunnyside 1933".
Now that I've seen a kingfisher in the States, I'm desperate to catch sight of one here in the UK.
THOUSANDS of people braved the wet weather to catch sight of the Durham Tattoo.
But with a second washout summer in a row, Murphy's eyes are looking enviously to overseas, where increasingly Irish people are fleeing to catch sight of the sun.
Every photographer hopes to catch sight of a wardrobemal function, so that they can sell pictures of bits of my anatomy indiscreetly popping out" - TV's Esther Rantzen.
For seven years, I've been watching them run," laments the eponymous recluse (Christina Ricci) after the latest batch of potential suitors catch sight of her porcine nose - the family curse - and run for the hills.
RUGBY fans will be keen to catch sight of the double haka ahead of Samoa's clash with Tonga in Montpellier this afternoon, and the Samoan routine must be the more intimidating judged on past meetings between the two sides.
For another, the cover art is vivid and captivating: even adults will take a look once they catch sight of the close-up and dramatically captured creatures.
But for now, those giant river otters--not to mention hundreds of thousands of other threatened rainforest species--are hanging on for dear life, so catch sight of them while you can at a place like Posada Amazonas.
The Germans were watching from high above the Anzio beachhead, a 12-mile stretch of sand in Italy, and now and then, they would shoot a flare to catch sight of the Americans.