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caught in the act

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The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
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caught in the act

  1. (idiomatic) To be found doing something that you weren't supposed to be doing, while you're doing it.
    Previously, he blamed his brother for drawing on the walls but when he was caught in the act, he could deny it no longer.

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