Hit the Books

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

Etymology:

  • The expression suggests that when you really work hard in studies, it is considered as you “hit the books”. But why hit? Actually the word “Hit” has many meanings. Hit mostly means to strike something with great force. “The bomb hits its target” and it is also used to describe ones desire to get something saying “He hit upon the right formula”.
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Since final assessment is approaching, so all students are found hitting the books.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Hit the Books':

hit the booksTo study, especially with particular intensity.
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Schlagen Sie die Bücher

frapper les livres

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