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An example use of caught in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… so in his own bubble so caught up in his …”
Caught means to seize or take hold of suddenly and unexpectedly.
the word caught occurs in english on average 85.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.