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Cram for a test

Meaning:  the
act of attempting to learn a large amount of information in a short period of
time, especially for a test.

Example 1


Jack and Jessica are classmates, and are in the
classroom right now.

Jessica: You look stressed.

Jack: I am super stressed!!

Jessica: Why?

Jack: Jonas just told me that we have a test
today in class!

Jessica: How come you didn’t know that?

Jack: I was sick this week so I have been
absent for three days.

Jessica: Oh no!! What are you going to do?

Jack: I’ve been cramming for the test
for the past hour!

Example 2

Megan is talking to her sister, Ella, at home
in the morning at the breakfast table.

Megan: What are you reading?

Ella: I’m trying to study for my test.

Megan: When is your test?

Ella: Today!!

Megan: Oh! Are you ready for it?

Ella: No, that’s why I’m cramming for it.

Megan: I hope you remember everything.

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