English verb: hit the books
|1.||hit the books (cognition) learn by reading books|
|Samples||He is studying geology in his room.|
I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||acquire, larn, learn|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bone, bone up, con, cram, drum, get up, grind away, learn, memorise, memorize, mug up, swot, swot up|