Idiom of the Week: Hit the Books


Meaning: To study hard.


I’ve got a test tomorrow, so I’m going to hit the books tonight.

I was surprised when I saw her at the bar – she said she was going to hit the books.

It’s September – time to hit the books!


Pop Quiz:

You would probably hit the books if you…

1. were on summer vacation.

2. graduated from college.

3. had a big examination coming up.

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The correct answer is C. If you have a big exam coming up, you should hit the books. Our new school year’s starting, so you’ll all be hitting the books soon, I’m sure.

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