Grammar Patterns

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II.5 The 'read up' group

These verbs are concerned with learning about a subject because you feel you need to.
Get a copy of your company's employee handbook and mug up on the relevant sections.
Mark had read up on opals on the internet.
  • bone up
  • catch up
  • gen up
  • mug up
  • read up
  • swot up
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