hit the books

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To study, especially with particular intensity.
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They go to the beach when they should be hitting the books and then they wonder why they get bad grades.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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Hit the BooksTo seriously pay attention to studies, be ready to go good for class with all work done carefully
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