• Slang – Cram
  • Meaning – To┬ástudy intensively over a short period of time. This expression is often used to describe a large amount of study just before a high school, college or university exam.
  • A school that helps students prepare for important exams (like entrance exams for university) might be known as a cram school.
  • A similar expression to cram is hit the books.
Example:
  • “I’m not ready for my final English test. I’m going to need to cram all night!”