catch up to (something or someone)

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catch up to (something or someone)

To make up the difference between oneself and someone or something, so as to be at an equal level, status, or point of progress. If we speed up, we might be able to catch up to the car ahead of us! You're going to have to study really hard to catch up to the rest of the class.
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Despite some new development activity, supply won't begin to catch up to demand before the year 2000, according to the Torto Wheaton forecasts.
During the regular season, hockey fans can catch up to 35 out-of-market games a week during the NHL regular season, plus select games from the first and second rounds of the NHL Stanley Cup(R) playoffs.