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English definition of “keep up (with sb/sth)”

keep up (with sb/sth)

phrasal verb with keep     /kiːp/ verb (kept, kept)
B2 If someone or something keeps up with someone or something else, they do whatever is necessary to stay level or equal with that person or thing: He started to walk faster and the children had to run to keep up. Wages are failing to keep up with inflation.Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sport
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