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English definition of “catch (sb) up”

catch (sb) up

phrasal verb with catch     /kætʃ/ verb (caught, caught)
B2 to reach someone in front of you by going faster than them: I ran after her and managed to catch up with her.UK Go on to the shops without me, I'll catch you up.Increasing and decreasing speed of motion
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