Catch sight of (someone/something)

Do you know the English expression “to catch sight of (something/someone)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Terry: Have you seen my dog? She escaped this morning.

Bob: I caught sight of a dog running down the road this morning. It was running very fast, so I couldn’t catch it.

Does it mean:

a) catch something/someone

b) not catch something/someone

c) see something/someone for a moment

d) see something/someone for a long time

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) see something/someone for a moment