She launched straight into the conversation of catching up on old times right there.
American rhetoric, meanwhile, is catching up to the possibility of a Yemen without Saleh or his cronies.
It was early last week, the weather was catching up with the season.
IT'S GETTING VERY SLEEPY ... catching up ON SOME LIGHT READING CHECKING WORK EMAILS FALLING ASLEEP WHILE STANDING?
But he has read the American people correctly—it is Congress that has the catching up to do.
"Mamma," she said, returning to the parlor and catching up her shawl, while striving to speak without emotion.
His body, catching up from behind, drops about him again—and then he knows.
She was undecided for a moment, then, catching up the lantern, she quickly went outside.
And Hawke, catching up the spirit of the toast, seized his glass and drank it off.
“Made um feel comic dicklus,” cried Pomp, catching up the two words I had used.
c.1200, "to take, capture," from Anglo-French or Old North French cachier "catch, capture" (animals) (Old French chacier "hunt, pursue, drive (animals)," Modern French chasser "to hunt;" making it a doublet of chase (v.)), from Vulgar Latin *captiare "try to seize, chase" (also source of Spanish cazar, Italian cacciare), from Latin captare "to take, hold," frequentative of Latin capere "to take, hold" (see capable).
Senses in early Middle English also included "chase, hunt," which later went with chase (v.). Of infections from 1540s; of fire from 1734; of sleep, etc., from early 14c. Related: Catched (obsolete); catching; caught.
Meaning "act as a catcher in baseball" recorded from 1865. To catch on "apprehend" is 1884, American English colloquial. To catch (someone's) eye is first attested 1813, in Jane Austen. Catch as catch can first attested late 14c.
late 14c., "device to hold a latch of a door," also "a trap;" also "a fishing vessel," from catch (v.). Meaning "action of catching" attested from 1570s. Meaning "that which is caught or worth catching" (later especially of spouses) is from 1590s. Sense of "hidden cost, qualification, etc." is slang first recorded 1855 in P.T. Barnum.