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Hi,

Can I use ‘gain up on’ when playing a board game?

“I’ve got nine points and you’ve just increased your score to eight. You’re gaining up on me.”

Thank you.

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Ann225Can I use ‘gain up on’ when playing a board game?

Not in the US, anyway. He is gaining on you, no "up". He is also catching up to you.

Oh sorry. I don’t know where the ‘up’ came from.