Hit the books
- (idiom) To study
“Hit the books” meaning in Hindi
“Hit the books” Origin
- In this phrase, hit means to start or to begin. Although no one knows the origin of the idiom “hit the books”, it seems to be related to early idioms such as “hit the trail,” which cowboys used when starting out on a journey. It’s clear that this saying is a fairy contemporary one, probably from the mid-20th century.
“Hit the books” in a sentence (usage in newspaper)
- I can’t go out tonight. I need to hit the books.
- Pembela tells Rafidah to hit the books.
- Locals hit the books at semi-annual library sale.
- Students hit the books as temperatures rise.
- Braintree students getting ready to hit the books again.