Study up

Idiom

Study up

Definition

To spend time studying or researching a subject in order to become more knowledgeable.

Example Sentence 1

I need to study up on the history of the Middle East before my final exam.

Example Sentence 2

Katie is studying up on Spanish to prepare for her trip to Spain next week.

Example Sentence 3

The students had to study up for their final exam.

Example Sentence 4

My teacher said I need to study up for the upcoming test.

Example Sentence 5

I’m studying up for the bar exam.

Origin

The phrase ‘study up’ is believed to have originated in the United States in the mid-19th century.

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