Catch up with， 这个动词短语使用非常频繁，亲爱的英语学员们，你们真确定掌握了吗？
---I see the New York Times has caught up with the top video game trends of 2020.
---This is also because their “hotshot”, “young” reporters are younger millennials - so they’re too old (or too cool?) to be playing but too young to have kids who are playing Genshin
理解catch up 和 catch up with：
1. to improve and reach the same standard as other people in your class, group etc
»If you miss a lot of classes, it's very difficult to catch up.
▪ [+ with ]
»At the moment our technology is more advanced, but other countries are catching up with us.
2. to come from behind and reach someone in front of you by going faster
▪ [+ with ]
»Drive faster – they're catching up with us.
catch sb up [BrE] :
»You go on ahead. I'll catch you up in a minute.
3. to do what needs to be done because you have not been able to do it until now
▪ [+ on ]
»I have some work to catch up on.
»I need to catch up on some sleep (=after a period without enough sleep) .
4. to spend time finding out what has been happening while you have been away or during the time you have not seen someone
▪ [+ on ]
»When I got home I phoned Jo to catch up on all the gossip.
»I'll leave you two alone – I'm sure you've got a lot of catching up to do.
5. be / get caught up in sth, to be or get involved in something, especially something bad
»I didn't want to get caught up in endless petty arguments.
◘catch up with sb
1. to finally find someone who has been doing something illegal and punish them
»It took six years for the law to catch up with them.
2. if something bad from the past catches up with you, you cannot avoid dealing with it any longer
»At the end of the movie his murky past catches up with him.
ˌcatch 'up on sth
1. to spend extra time doing sth because you have not done it earlier
I have a lot of work to catch up on.
2. to find out about things that have happened
We spent the evening catching up on each other's news.
▪ be / get ˌcaught 'up in sth
to become involved in sth, especially when you do not want to be
Innocent passers-by got caught up in the riots.
▪ ˌcatch 'up (with sb) (BrE also ˌcatch sb 'up)
1. to reach sb who is ahead by going faster
Go on ahead. I'll catch up with you.
I'll catch you up.
2. to reach the same level or standard as sb who was better or more advanced
After missing a term through illness he had to work hard to catch up with the others.
▪ ˌcatch 'up with sb
1. to finally start to cause problems for sb after they have managed to avoid this for some time
She was terrified that one day her past problems would catch up with her.
2. if the police or authorities catch up with sb, they find and punish them after some time
The law caught up with him years later when he had moved to Spain.
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