catch up

  1. learn belatedly; find out about something after it happened
    I'm trying to catch up with the latest developments in molecular biology
  2. reach the point where one should be after a delay
    I caught up on my homework
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How To Use catch up In A Sentence

  • Most of this I've written down to get my own thoughts in order before I start draughting letters to the media, but first I have a couple of weeks of university to catch up on… sheesh.
  • Whatever pumped up your adrenaline, my darling, it took more than a chase to catch up with you.
  • So I take it, you're going to catch up now with the prime minister and then head back to Israel.
  • This gave the Field a chance to catch up while the hounds cast back and picked up the line without help from the Master.
  • His youthful exuberance was making it hard for anyone to catch up with him.
  • Amy then extended her arms and spread her legs to increase wind resistance, and Kevin was able to catch up with her.
  • It's always nice to win the first one, especially against an interdivisional team that's trying to catch up to us," said Verlander. Verlander gets 21st win for Tigers
  • Roger Hopley, a sheep and arable farmer in Staffordshire, said: ‘This is the first fine day for a while, and the lads have a week's work to catch up on, so it's been quieter.’
  • He ducks into an alleyway in an attempt to lose his pursuers, but before he can scurry over a low wall, they catch up.
  • Upton shot between the two of thema rather close call as far as I could telland zoomed out to catch up with me. Paradise Lost
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