What are hit the books?

  • (verb): Learn by reading books.
    Example: "I must hit the books now"
    Synonyms: study

Some articles on hits, hit, hit the:

Marillion
... commercial successes, and the band released eleven Top 40 hits on the UK Singles Chart, including 1985's "Kayleigh", which reached No. 2 and became their biggest hit single ... released with Hogarth, 1989's Seasons End, was a hit, and albums continued to chart well until the dissipation of the band's mainstream popularity in the late 1990s save for a ...
Jimmy Connors - Playing Style
... Connors was taught to hit the ball on the rise by his teaching-pro mother, Gloria Connors, a technique he used to defeat the opposition in the early years of ... only soft junk shots (dinks, drop shots, and lobs) to hit ... excepted, Connors was one of the few players to hit the ball flat, low, and predominantly from the baseline ...
Yidiny Language - Grammar
... The Yidiny language has a number of particles that change the meaning of an entire clause ... These, unlike other forms in the language, such as nouns, verbs and gender markers, have no grammatical case and take no tense inflections ...
Qinghe Special Steel Corporation Disaster - Reactions and Survivor Accounts
... after the disaster in which he stated "It is the most serious accident to hit China's steel industry since 1949" ... Another gave this description of being burned by the steel "When the steel hit, it felt like being beaten by iron bars -- my brain went blank ... of remaining in an upright ladle "As the ladle was falling, it hit a flatbed and tilted ...
The 5th Dimension - Career - Major Hits
... Webb supplied the group with their breakthrough hit, "Up, Up and Away", a mid-1967 #7 hit that won five Grammy Awards ... The following year, the group scored major hit singles with "Stoned Soul Picnic" (U.S ... Later top 20 hits included 1970's "One Less Bell to Answer" (U.S ...

Famous quotes containing the words hit the, books and/or hit:

    We aim above the mark, to hit the mark. Every act hath some falsehood of exaggeration in it.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me
    None of my books will show:
    I reade, and sigh, and wish I were a tree;
    George Herbert (1593–1633)

    Getting hit really isn’t that bad. The worst part is getting beat.
    Bobbie Lynn Bowen (b. c. 1960)