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see something for a brief time

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OVER 100million movie buffs across the world will catch sight of Dublin's famous locations when a new Bollywood blockbuster hits screens next month.
"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."
Astronomers around the world 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.
She said: "We may hear and see flashy Great Spotted Woodpeckers, catch sight of a water loving Kingfisher and there's even the possibility of surprising an otter at such an early hour."
Bird watchers have been flocking to the 285-acre Bough Beech Reservoir to catch sight of the bird.
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.
Star-crossed have been the efforts to bring to print the papers from the first scientific gathering on ethnoastronomy, held when cultural anthropologists were just beginning to catch sight of the potential importance of investigating sky knowledge among indigenous cultures.
Acting as 'virtual astronomers,' the agents will collect and analyze data 24 hours a day, alerting their flesh-and-blood counterparts only when they catch sight of something noteworthy."
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.
Driving is a better way to catch sight of big game; a bush walk offers quieter pleasures.
For Giulio Paolini, art is forever trying to catch sight of its own gaze--and forever escaping.