Caught Red-Handed




Previous Page

Caught Red-Handed : Phrases



Meaning:

Caught in the act.


Example:

Svend Robinson was almost
caught red-handed with a piece of jewelry in his pocket.


Origin:

For hundred of years, stealing and butchering another person's livestock was a common crime. But it was hard to prove unless the thief was caught with a dead animal... and blood on his hands.


Phrases Index





From Caught Red-Handed to HOME PAGE


privacy policy