bone up

  1. study intensively, as before an exam
    I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam
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How To Use bone up In A Sentence

  • Unless you're willing to bone up on the subject, you're better off to assess his technical ability by asking for references and checking them out.
  • In preparation, I began to bone up on my cooking skills, already a hobby of mine, and pored over What to Expect When You're Expecting.
  • Anyone who thinks these people play anything remotely original needs to bone up on their musicology.
  • So I'm finally doing some actual academic reading for my ‘Reading Elective,’ trying to bone up on some anesthesia basics before I switch residencies in July.
  • To bone up on the subject, he read the works of a professor at the University of Pennsylvania whose area of research was deceptive political advertising.
  • Those firms which bone up on the latest thinking will reap the benefits.
  • I must bone up on my French before we go to Paris.
  • So if you are wondering about what to bone up on if you want to be a security screener don't ask me.
  • Now in order to do my job properly, I had to bone up on what was required when giving a professional opinion about a document.
  • He had to bone up on his French.
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