catch up on

idiom

1
: to learn about (recent events)
He reads the newspaper on Sunday mornings to catch up on the news.
2
: to do (something) that one could have done earlier
She has to catch up on her homework.
I hope to catch up on some much-needed sleep this weekend.

Examples of catch up on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But fans of the action series can catch up on all six previous films right now, thanks to a new Mission: Impossible box set deal on Amazon. Tim Chan, Variety, 26 June 2023 After running around, you're allowed to take things easy and kick off your shoes, enjoy some comfort food for dinner, or catch up on a favorite show or hobby. Tarot Astrologers, Chicago Tribune, 20 June 2023 After working for years to catch up on U.S. technology, China has developed a chip that can rival Nvidia’s powerful A100. Rachel Liang, WSJ, 16 June 2023 What’s being done to lower processing times? Democratic Gov. Tony Evers sent the DOJ more than $12 million in federal coronavirus relief aid last year to help state crime labs catch up on cases, according to Evers spokeswomen Britt Cudaback. Tyler Katzenberger, Journal Sentinel, 6 June 2023 Like it or not, these two are dating — and there’s a lot to catch up on. Vulture, 1 June 2023 In the meantime, fans can catch up on older seasons on Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, HGTV GO, and Discovery Plus. Maggie Horton, Country Living, 12 June 2023 Alternatively, viewers can catch up on the ABC app or on ABC.com the next day. Jacqueline Saguin, Good Housekeeping, 28 May 2023 Subscribe to Max catch up on all three seasons of The Other Two. Kenny Herzog, Vulture, 2 June 2023

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“Catch up on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catch%20up%20on. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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