Translation of catch up in Spanish:

catch up

alcanzar, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    (draw level)
    to catch up with/on sb/sth
    I missed three weeks' classes, and it was a struggle to catch up perdí tres semanas de clase y me costó ponerme al día
    • we used to be market leaders, but now other countries are catching up antes éramos los líderes del mercado pero ahora otros países nos están alcanzando
  • 2

    • 2.1British (draw level with)

      (leader/group) alcanzar

    • 2.2(pick up)

      recoger

  • 3

    (trap, involve)
    to be/get caught up in sth estar/quedar enganchado/atrapado en algo
    • I was completely caught up in my thoughts estaba totalmente absorto / ensimismado en mis pensamientos
    • I got caught up in the traffic me agarró el tráfico
    • she got caught up in the scandal se vio envuelta en el escándalo