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English definition of “do your homework”

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do your homework

to study a subject or situation carefully so that you know a lot about it and can deal with it successfully: It was obvious that she had done her homework and thoroughly prepared for her interview.
Translations of “do your homework”
in Chinese (Traditional) 認真研究, 仔細準備…
in Chinese (Simplified) 认真研究, 仔细准备…
(Definition of do your homework from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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