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Gotcha

DEFINITION

Gotcha= got you. A quick response to having tricked someone. Discover someone’s secret or play a trick on someone. In news reporting it is a form of questioning to force someone, like a politician, to admit a mistake. (Compare to Aha.

“I don’t want to argue with you, especially I don’t want to play a game of ‘gotcha’ over this matter.”

 

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