• To catch up means to learn the news of someone or something.

  • To bring one’s efforts with something up-to-date; to do the work that one should have done.

  • To bring someone up to date; brief someone.

1. Heather, do you have time to catch up over coffee today?

2. After the long weekend, I really need time to catch up on my work.

3. It will be great to see everyone and catch up at Christmas.

4. I read the newspaper every Thursday to catch up on news.

 

chat, communicate, convey, express, get ahead, get on with, progress, say, speak, talk, tell

All thumbs

All thumbs refers to someone who is physically awkward; clumsy. Lacking physical coordination, skill, or grace. Awkward in handling things; uncoordinated. 1. I wish I could play the piano but I'm all thumbs. 2. Gary tried knitting me a scarf but he's all thumbs, it...

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A dry run

A dry run describes an occasion when you practice doing something to make sure there will be no problems when you really do it. A rehearsal or practice exercise. A trial exercise of something to see how it will work before it is launched. 1. There will be a dry run of...

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You can say that again

You can say that again is said when something is true; correct. Something that you say to show you completely agree with something that someone has just said. To express emphatic agreement. 1. A: What a beautiful day with all the flowers in bloom B: You can say that...

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