Mar 2, 2017

CATCH UP; CATCH somebody or something UP

6 cards
, 14 answers
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. They’re a long way in front. Do you think we can catch up?
    2. He ran to catch up with her.
    3. You go ahead. I’ll catch you up in a few minutes.
    4. The police finally caught up with the car at the traffic fights.
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Imagine you are running a race. If you catch up with somebody, which of these statements are true?
        • They were ahead of you.
        • You had to run faster than them.
        • They are still in front of you.
        • You are now in front of them.
        • You are now level with them.

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • She caught up.
        • She caught Tom up.
        • She caught up Tom.
        • She caught him up.
        • She caught up with Tom.

    • Complete these sentences, using a form of ‘catch up’ or ‘catch somebody or something up’ and any other necessary information:
      • He told me to go on ahead and said he up.

        • She was driving so fast that I her.

          • I often had to stop and let him me.

            • If you run fast nobody will be able

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