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Mug up   /məg əp/   Listen
Mug up

Study intensively, as before an exam.  Synonyms: bone, bone up, cram, drum, get up, grind away, swot, swot up.

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"Mug up" Quotes from Famous Books

... dwarf was stingy. He did his mug up in tissue paper and cotton batting and kept it locked up in his third bureau drawer. "I will keep it safe," said he, "where nobody can ever use it. It is my mug. My mug shall never get broken, and when I need a mug to drink from, I can use one that belongs ...
— Tell Me Another Story - The Book of Story Programs • Carolyn Sherwin Bailey

Words linked to "Mug up" :   hit the books, bone up, study

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