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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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