I’m going to give you 5 useful phrasal verbs for studying.
Brush up on: To review or refresh one’s knowledge or skills in a particular subject.
I need to brush up on my English before the language exam.
She spent the weekend brushing up on the key concepts for the upcoming test.
Cram for: To study intensively and quickly, especially for an exam or test, often in a short amount of time.
The students were cramming for the final exams all night.
I have to cram for the quiz because I didn’t have time to study earlier.
Figure out: To understand or solve a problem by thinking about it or examining it carefully.
It took a while, but I finally figured out the solution to the math problem.
Can you help me figure out the meaning of this complex passage?
Read up on: To study or research a particular topic by reading a lot of information about it.
I decided to read up on the historical context before writing my essay.
She spent the afternoon reading up on the latest research in her field.
Take in: To absorb or understand information, often by listening, reading, or observing.
It’s important to take in the main points when reviewing a textbook chapter.
I need some time to take in all the information from the lecture before the exam.