up with

*up with someone

Fig. even with someone; caught up with someone. (*Typically: be ~; catch ~; get ~.) I'm up with the best of them. Are you up with your colleagues on this one?
See also: up
References in classic literature ?
She told him so, and they embraced, and walked on and came up with the schoolmaster.
Our wild guffaws of laughter penetrated even Great-aunt Eliza's deafness, and she glanced up with a startled face.
Mixed up with many striking, thoroughly dramatic physiognomies, it must be confessed that some of these portraits scarcely help at all to explain the power of the players to whom they belonged.
Rachel says, `Avonlea must keep up with the procession, that's what.
I suppose it was the Pye receiver being hung up with profane energy.
He rested pretty quiet till it might want a few minutes of five, and then he starts up with a scream, and screams out, 'Here she is
Kelly had been burning the wires East to every eligible lightweight, but they were tied up with dates and contracts.
He can beat you up with one hand and both eyes closed.
I've been wondering," he had gone on quickly, "what you would think of putting up with my old shack while the new house is being built?
And didn't I car Mas'r Haley night five miles out of de road, dis evening, or else he'd a come up with Lizy as easy as a dog arter a coon.
The anchor came up with a sob, and the riding-sail bellied as Troop steadied her at the wheel.
Oh, as for that, they must put up with what they can get.
Lebeziatnikov who keeps up with modern ideas explained the other day that compassion is forbidden nowadays by science itself, and that that's what is done now in England, where there is political economy.
And meanwhile my daughter by my first wife has grown up; and what my daughter has had to put up with from her step-mother whilst she was growing up, I won't speak of.
This was addressed to Jane, who had come up with some of the others.