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swot up (sth)

phrasal verb with swot uk   /swɒt/  us   /swɑːt/ verb [I] (-tt-) UK informal or child's word
to ​learn as much as you can about a ​subject, ​especially before an ​exam: She's at ​home, ​swotting up on her ​maths.
(Definition of swot up (sth) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在考试前)刻苦学习,用功学习…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在考試前)刻苦學習,用功學習…
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