catch up

[ kach-uhp ]SEE DEFINITION OF catch up

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CATCH UP

Men have been trying ever since to catch up with him, but they have not gone ahead of him yet.

Then he said longingly, "I'm about to catch up on some sleep."

It is like unhandcuffing a prisoner and saying: “Sprint a bit, I can catch up to you.”

He would then be able to catch up in school duties with little trouble.

Every little while the animal had to break into a jog to catch up with her.

The main army was before them at Strasburg; they must catch up.

Somehow, no matter how he retrenched, he never could catch up.

Holfax and his friends can take a short cut and catch up with us perhaps.

Run as hard as she would, Madge could not catch up with Tom.

Why did you run away from me when I tried so hard to catch up with you?

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