Phrasal Verbs – CATCH, Definitions and Example Sentences

Phrasal Verbs – CATCH, Definitions and Example Sentences

Phrasal Verbs - CATCH, Definitions and Example Sentences


Catch up (with sb)

to reach the same level or  standard as sb or sth

Western industry will not catch up with Japanese innovations

Catch on

to understand

Wait a minute! I’m beginning to catch on.

 

Catch out

to show that sb is doing wrong

One day he caught her out when he found some letters she’d written.

 

Catch up on (sth)

to deal with a special activity to complete it.

You have to catch up on your reading.

 

Catch (sb) up on (sth)

to give sb the latest news or  information about sth

Can someone catch us up on the latest news?

 

Catch on

to become popular

This game will catch on among young people.



 

Catch up (sb)

to reach sb by walking faster

John caught up with you later.

 

Catch up in (sth)

to be involved in sth  unwillingly

They weren’t part of the conflict; they were just caught up in it.


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