HyperDic: hit_the_books

English > 1 sense of the expression hit the books:
VERBcognitionhit the books, studylearn by reading books
English > hit the books: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
MeaningLearn by reading books.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example I must hit the books now"
Entailsreadinterpret something that is written or printed
Narrowercram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bonestudy intensively, as before an exam
memorize, memorise, con, learncommit to memory
Broaderlearn, larn, acquiregain knowledge or skills
Spanishestudiarse, estudiar, examinar
Catalanestudiar-se, estudiar, examinar

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