be caught red-handed
- to be caught doing something wrong
He was caught red-handed with the money in his bag.
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caught red-handed — caught with evidence, caught in the act The smuggler was caught red handed with a kilo of cocaine … English idioms
caught red-handed — If a person is caught red handed, they are caught while they are doing something wrong or illegal. The boy was caught red handed stealing chocolate in the supermarket … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
caught red handed — caught in the act, caught at the very moment the act was being committed, caught at the very moment of commiting a crime … English contemporary dictionary
be caught red-handed — phrase to be caught doing something wrong He was caught red handed with the money in his bag. Thesaurus: to do something dishonestsynonym Main entry: red handed … Useful english dictionary
be caught red-handed — be caught while committing a deed, be caught in action, be trapped or captured while doing something wrong … English contemporary dictionary
was caught red-handed — was caught while performing the deed, his misconduct was found out … English contemporary dictionary
caught him red-handed — caught him in the middle of an action … English contemporary dictionary
Red-handed — may refer to:* Red handed Howler, New World monkey * Red handed Tamarin, New World monkey * The expression Caught red handed or In flagrante delicto … Wikipedia
red-handed — red hand|ed [ ,red hændıd ] adjective be caught red handed to be caught doing something wrong … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
red-handed — adj catch sb red handed to catch someone at the moment when they are doing something wrong ▪ Earl was caught red handed taking the money … Dictionary of contemporary English