hit the books
phrasal to study especially with intensity

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hit the books — If you hit the books, you study or read hard …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • hit the books — verb learn by reading books He is studying geology in his room I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now • Syn: ↑study • Derivationally related forms: ↑study (for: ↑study), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hit the books — AND pound the books tv. o study hard. □ I spent the weekend pounding the books. □ I gotta go home and hit the books …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hit the books — vp To study. Cut the gabbing; it s time to hit the books. 1950s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • hit the books — {v. phr.}, {informal} To study your school assignments, prepare for classes. * /Jack broke away from his friends, saying, I ve got to hit the books. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit the books — {v. phr.}, {informal} To study your school assignments, prepare for classes. * /Jack broke away from his friends, saying, I ve got to hit the books. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit\ the\ books — v. phr. informal To study your school assignments, prepare for classes. Jack broke away from his friends, saying, I ve got to hit the books …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hit the books — begin to study, crack a book    Exams begin next week. It s time to hit the books …   English idioms

  • hit the books — study or prepare for class He stayed home all weekend and hit the books …   Idioms and examples

  • hit the books — American & Australian, informal to study. I can t go out tonight. I ve got to hit the books …   New idioms dictionary

  • hit the books — verb To study, especially with particular intensity. They go to the beach when they should be hitting the books and then they wonder why they get bad grades …   Wiktionary

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