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If someone is hitting the book, that means he is studying with concentrated effort and reading a lot about something. This phrase is often used to describe the act of paying a lot of effort into preparing for the courses and exams. Sometimes it also appears as “pound the books“.
I spent too much time chatting with you, I gotta go home and hit the books.
My exams are soon so I’d better start hitting the books.
There are some other interesting phrases about “hit”. Follow me to learn about them!
1. hit the road
To begin one’s journey, especially on a road trip.
We have to hit the road very early in the morning.
I said my goodbyes and hit the road back to central Nashville.
2. hit it off
To form an immediate, positive connection with someone.
I just knew you and Haley would hit it off—you two have so much in common.
I’m so glad that you hit it off with Mike He isn’t always the easiest person to get to know.
3. make a hit with someone
To please someone; to impress someone.
The dessert you served really made a hit with the guests. Her talk made a hit with the audience.
You really made a big hit with my friends—they can’t stop gushing about you.
4. hit back at someone or something
To react negatively, forcefully, or violently to the negative actions of someone or something else.
The CEO hit back at activists calling for his resignation.
These allegations could undermine our entire operation, so we’ve got to hit back hard.
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