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keep abreast of something
To remain closely informed about something; to follow the developments of something or some situation. As a news correspondent for the region, it's my job to keep abreast of any changes in the political landscape here. The boss likes to keep abreast of all our projects, even down to the most mundane detail.
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keep abreast of
Stay or cause to stay up-to-date with, as in He's keeping abreast of the latest weather reports, or Please keep me abreast of any change in his condition. This term alludes to the nautical sense of abreast, which describes ships keeping up with each other. [Late 1600s]
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keep aˈbreast of somethingmake sure that you know all the most recent facts about a subject: It is almost impossible to keep abreast of all the latest developments in computing.
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