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catch up with sb

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


C2 If something ​bad that you have done or that has been ​happening to you ​catches up with you, it ​begins to ​causeproblems for you: His ​lies will ​catch up with him one ​day.


If ​people in ​authoritycatch up with you, they ​discover that you have been doing something ​wrong and often ​punish you for it: They had been ​sellingstolencars for ​years before the ​policecaught up with them.
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