Catch up

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Definition

to catch up (with somebody): to learn or discuss the latest news, to chat, to exchange stories (with someone you haven't seen in a long time)
verb
Let's catch up on Saturday and you can tell me what's been happening in your life.

to catch up on (some homework): to do (some homework) that you did not have time to do before
idiom

Examples

  • "Bruno : It's always good to catch up with you Mick."
  • "Yesterday I had to stay at the office later than usual in order to catch up on some paperwork."
  • "So it's about time we caught up."
  • "Regarding Horatio's surprise party: I've been running around trying to catch up with the department heads and here is what I've found out"
  • "So do you feel like meeting for dinner tonight so we could catch up face to face?"

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