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