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Significado de “catch up” - Diccionario Inglés

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catch up

phrasal verb with catch uk   /kætʃ/  us   /kætʃ/ verb (caught, caught)
  • (DISCUSS)

B2 to ​learn or ​discuss the ​latestnews: Let's go for a ​coffee - I need to ​catch up on all the ​gossip.

catch-upnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkætʃ.ʌp/  us   /ˈkætʃ.ʌp/
UK a ​meeting at which ​peoplediscuss what has ​happened since the last ​time that they ​met: I'm ​seeing my ​boss for a catch-up next ​week.
play catch-up
to ​try to ​reach the same ​standard, ​stage, or ​level as ​others after you have ​fallen behind them: They ​racedahead into new ​markets, ​leaving other ​companies to ​play catch-up.

catch-upadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈkætʃ.ʌp/  us   /ˈkætʃ.ʌp/
(Definition of catch up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "catch up" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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catch up

phrasal verb with catch  us   /kætʃ, ketʃ/ verb (past tense and past participle caught  /kɔt/ )
  • (REACH ANOTHER)

to ​reach someone or something by ​movingfaster than the other ​person or thing: She is really ​fast, and I couldn’t catch up with her. fig. We’re a ​young, ​growingcompany, and we’re ​trying to catch up to the ​competition.

catch up

phrasal verb with catch  us   /kætʃ, ketʃ/ verb (past tense and past participle caught  /kɔt/ )
  • (TALK)

to ​talk with someone you ​know in ​order to ​exchangenews or ​information: By the ​timecoffee came, R.J. and Angelo had caught up a little ​bit.

catch-upnoun [U]

 us   /ˈkætʃˌʌp, ˈketʃ-/
the ​activity of ​trying to do as well as a ​competitor or of ​trying to ​reach a ​level of ​achievement: Having ​started his fund-raising late, he had to play catch-up if he ​wanted to get enough ​money for his ​politicalcampaign.
(Definition of catch up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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catch up

phrasal verb with catch uk   us   /kætʃ/ verb [T] (caught, caught)
[I] to do something you did not have ​time to do earlier: catch up on sth We're ​trying to ​catch up on ​paperwork this week.catch up with sth Sam ​drovestraight to the ​office to ​catch up with the ​mountain of ​work she had waiting for her. I ​find the ​backlog of ​freelancework sometimes ​builds up, and I always seem to be catching up.
[I or T] to ​reach the same ​level or ​quality as someone or something else: catch up with sth It was ​years before ​demand for ​officespacecaught up with ​supply.catch sb up Their newer ​competitors are threatening to ​catch them up. He argued that their ​pay had ​fallen behind ​workers in comparable ​industries and needed to ​catch up.
[I] to ​find out the most recent ​information or ​news: catch up with sth He used the ​train journey to ​catch up with the morning ​news. Let's have a coffee next week and ​catch up.

catch-upnoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​process of ​trying to ​reach the same ​standard or ​quality as someone or something else when they have become more ​advanced or ​successful: I'm playing catch-up because of the weeks of ​training I have missed.
(Definition of catch up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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