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    Catch up with something

    May I mean "catch up with something" = "to enter into something" in the following sentence.

    "In a billiards game a ball is destined to catch up with the pocket."

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    Re: Catch up with something

    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Cruge View Post
    May I mean "catch up with something" = "to enter into something" in the following sentence.

    "In a billiards game a ball is destined to catch up with the pocket."
    I would say no! Catch up has various meanings, but "to enter" isn't one of them.

    In billiards, the ball will (hopefully) drop into/fall into/enter the pocket.

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