Swot up – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To swot up something (or swot something up) is to study hard and learn as much as you can about something – especially before an exam. Informal. British and Australian English.

Examples of use:

1. I need to swot up my English.

2. He’s swotting up on his Italian before he goes on holiday.

3. They swotted up on their geography before the exam.

4. Mark swotted up on the highway code before his driving test.

swot up
present simple
swot up and swots up
-ing form
swotting up
past simple
swotted up
past participle
swotted up

Can you write a sentence with the phrasal verb ‘swot up‘?

Do you swot up before an exam?

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