Meaning of “catch (sb) up” in the English Dictionary

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"catch (sb) up" in British English

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catch (sb) up

phrasal verb with catch uk /kætʃ/ us /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.

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(Definition of “catch (sb) up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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