Definition of 'catch up'
Example sentences containing 'catch up'
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So we caught up with her for all the gossip over some popcorn at her favourite cinema. The Sun (2012)How long will it take for politicians to catch up with popular culture? Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He'd been held up in court earlier that morning and been playing catch-up the rest of the day. ANGELS EVERYWHERE (2002)
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Translations for 'catch up'
British English: catch up /kætʃ ʌp/ VERB
If you catch up with someone, you reach them by moving faster than them.
I ran faster to catch up with him.
- American English: catch up
- Arabic: يَلْحَقُ بِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: alcançar
- Chinese: 追上
- Croatian: dostići
- Czech: dohnat koho za chůze
- Danish: indhente
- Dutch: inhalen
- European Spanish: alcanzar persona
- Finnish: saada kiinni
- French: rattraper
- German: aufholen
- Greek: προφταίνω
- Italian: raggiungere
- Japanese: 追いつく
- Korean: 따라잡다
- Norwegian: nå igjen
- Polish: złapać
- European Portuguese: alcançar
- Romanian: a ajunge din urmă
- Russian: догнать
- Spanish: alcanzar Llegar a igualarse
- Swedish: hinna ifatt
- Thai: ตามทัน
- Turkish: ortasında kalmak çatışma/gösteri
- Ukrainian: наздоганяти
- Vietnamese: đuổi kịp
Definition of catch up from the Collins English Dictionary
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