Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Abreast"

The meaning of "Abreast" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does As he drew abreast of the man he pretended to stumble. mean?
A: In a race, as he drew even (side by side) with the man he pretended to trip.
Q: What does keep abreast mean?
A: Hello!
es mantenerse al dia, estar actualizado, tener en mente lo mas nuevo lo mas actual.

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Example sentences using "Abreast"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Keep abreast of.
A: Doctors, researchers, and engineers continually have to keep abreast of the developments in their field in order to be effective at their work.

I keep abreast of the news in other parts of the world because I like to be well-informed.

Keep abreast means staying up to date or having the latest information about something.
Q: Please show me example sentences with abreast with / abreast of .
A: abreast is a old term meaning keep up with. It was used in running indicating two runners chests were even in a race. It was similar to saying "catch up".
In modern English it often is used in to indicate awareness.

I read three blogs to stay abreast of all the industry developments.

Watch CNN to keep abreast of all the election news.
Q: Please show me example sentences with abreast.
A: Abreast isn't very common. It's used in poetry and literature mostly. it means being side by side or pulling up to be side by side with something. "The soldiers marched abreast" or "The driver regained his ground and pulled up abreast his competition". the phrasing is stiff and unnatural because this is older English.

In news, abreast is used to mean staying up to date or current. "ABC News, keeping abreast of developments in the presidential campaign."
Q: Please show me example sentences with (To abreast of).
A: I have never heard this phrase before, it's not natural to use.

Other questions about "Abreast"

Q: Walking abreast on roads is dangerous. Does this sound natural?
A: So it sounds natural, but a bit dated as the word "abreast" does not really get used much anymore. "Walking side by side on roads is dangerous" would be a bit more modern.
Q: What does "kept abreast of" mean?

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U.S. stock index futures slipped into the red ahead of Thursday's open, as investors kept abreast of trade discussions between the United States, Mexico and Canada.
A: to stay up-to-date with something

to continue having the latest news

to be informed

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