hit the books : Idioms in English

hit the books

To study hard
Usage:
Robert had often slacked off in his studies, but he was determined to be a doctor, and once in college he really hit the books.

hit the books Meaning(s)

  • (v) learn by reading books

hit the books in News

  • Update: More Than 50 KY School Districts Will Raise Dropout Age

    Kentucky schools are responding to the new law promoting a higher dropout age. The law hit the books Tuesday. So far 54 school districts have voted to up their dropout ages. And they will each get a $10,000 grant for doing it. The change is voluntary right now. But it becomes mandatory once 55% of schools sign on. The law gradually raises the dropout age from 16 to 18.
    on June 28, 2013 Source: ABC 36 Lexington

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