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catch up

catch up

See:
catch
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to reach or come up to from behind and next to (usually followed by "to" or "with").
Stop running and let me catch up with you.
similar words:
overcome, overhaul, overtake
definition 2: to finish something, but later than planned (usually followed by "on" or "with").
It's important to catch up on homework if you have been absent from school.