keep up with


: to go or make progress at the same rate as (others) : to stay even with (others) in a race, competition, etc.
The other runners struggled to keep up with the leader.
He found it difficult to keep up with the rest of the class.
: to continue to know the newest information about (something)
I find it hard to keep up with the news.
informal : to continue to talk to or write to (someone)
She still keeps up with her old friends from college.

Examples of keep up with in a Sentence

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“Keep up with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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