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|present participle||catching up|
|past tense||caught up|
|past participle||caught up|
We left first, but they caught up with us.
He’s missed so much school that he’s going to find it very hard to catch up.
Pressure grew for salaries to catch up with inflation.
The deadline’s tomorrow. How are we ever going to catch up in time?
I just want to go home and catch up on some sleep.
Employees are struggling to catch up with the backlog.
Come over tomorrow and we can catch up.
I’ll catch up with you another time, Kevin.
It’ll give them a chance to talk and catch up with all their news.
This is the American English definition of catch up. View British English definition of catch up.