What does it mean to catch up sometime?
“Let’s catch up sometime” seems to be a the generally accepted default expression used to end a conversation with an acquaintance or person from your past.
Would you like to catch up meaning?
It is usually in person but it can also be online. Catching up with someone has a more specific meaning – you haven’t seen each other for a while and so you catch up with each other in order to find out the latest news. Catching up is a bit like ‘checking in’ with someone who you are a bit out of touch with.
What does it mean when someone says they want to catch up?
intransitive to talk to someone you have not seen for some time and find out what they have been doing. Come over tomorrow and we can catch up.
How do you ask someone if they want to catch up?
Inviting an existing friend who you haven’t seen in a while to hang out
- “What have you been up to lately? Do you want to get lunch and catch up?”
- “Wow, we’ve both been busy this month. I’m free next week. Want to come over to my place? We can throw some food on the BBQ and fill each other in on what we’ve been doing?”
Why do we say catch up?
Origin of To Catch Up
The original use of this phrase – which is still used today – means to run after someone in order to get near him. If you catch up with someone in this sense, you have met up with him after not being near him for some time.
What does catching up to you mean?
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.
Is catch up slang?
slang To stop using drugs. Yeah, she used to use drugs, but she’s catching up now.
How do you use catch up?
catch up with
- 1 or US catch up to : to move fast enough to join (someone or something that is in front) Slow down so that I can catch up with you. …
- 2 : to begin to affect (someone) usually in a bad way All those late nights are really starting to catch up with me!
What does it mean to catch up with a friend?
1. Of friends or relatives, to update one another on life events that occurred since the last time seeing each other. It was so lovely catching up with you; it’s been years since we were last together!
What to say when you’re catching up with someone?
You can follow any of the following expressions to strike up the conversation.
- Hey, how’ve you been?
- I haven’t seen you in ages!
- I haven’t seen/talked to you for so long!
- How long has it been since I last saw/talked to you?
How do you use catch up in a sentence?
1 : to learn about (recent events) He reads the newspaper on Sunday mornings to catch up on the news. 2 : to do (something) that one could have done earlier She has to catch up on her homework. I hope to catch up on some much-needed sleep this weekend.
Is it okay to catch up with an ex?
Be thoughtful with your contact
Once you know you really do want to be in contact again, “unless the ex has demanded that you not contact him or her, or has a restraining order, it’s OK to contact him or her with some kind of neutral message,” Tessina said.