Catch Some Rays

What does catch some rays mean?

To go out in the sun

A slang phrase that refers to going outside and getting tan; often used around a body of water, such as a beach or poolside, as those areas are a prime location for getting your tan on; most likely does not refer to catching actual stingrays or manta rays.


It's so nice outside, I think I'm gonna go catch some rays by the pool

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Updated April 15, 2014

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