Idiom:  caught up in something


Idiom:  (get) caught up in something

  • to be completely busy or absorbed in something

Example sentences

  • I got so caught up in reading this book that I didn’t notice how late it was and didn't get to sleep until 2:00 a.m. in the morning.
  • We have a lot of work to do so please don't get caught up in the internet.
  • I was actually here in my office but I was caught up in writing the report and didn't hear the phone ring.
  • We were so caught up in the game that we forgot to take the dog out and he went to the bathroom on the carpet.
  • Don't get caught up in your video games and miss your bus stop again.
  • You're always caught up in Instagram whenever we go out to dinner and it's very annoying for everyone else.
  • Is it 3:00 pm already? I was so caught up in cleaning the house that I haven't eaten anything all day.


  • wrapped up in
  • really into

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