catch up on

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Definition of catch up on

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.

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“Catch up on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catch%20up%20on. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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