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catch up

catch up

See:
catch
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to reach or overtake (usu. fol. by to or with).
Stop and let me catch up with you.
similar words:
approach, overcome, overhaul, overtake
definition 2: to finish something, often later than intended; become up to date (usu. fol. by on or with).
She caught up on her sleep.