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English verb: mug up

1. mug up (cognition) study intensively, as before an exam


SamplesI had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam.


Synonymsbone, bone up, cram, drum, get up, grind away, swot, swot up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)hit the books, study


Verb groupcram









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