stay abreast of (someone or something)

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stay abreast of (someone or something)

1. To continually stay updated about the most current information about someone or something. There are so many software vulnerabilities that it's difficult to stay abreast of them all.
2. To keep pace with someone or something. Charlie finished the race in second place because he could not stay abreast of the winner.
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He said the shop stays abreast of how the Joint Staff, the military departments, and other organizations are evaluating foreign partner requirements.
With the all-in-one power of Treo smartphones on the Cingular EDGE network now at their fingertips, HSUS staff effectively manages emergencies, tracks disaster information, stays abreast of breaking developments, communicates with the press and receives HSUS monitor alerts via text.