Education Getting ready to study or do homework Time to crack the books. To crack= to open Time to hit the books. To hit=to use Gotta cram.(slang) To cram= to study hard; to cram knowledge into one’s brain I need to cram for a final.(slang) I need to prep for a big test.(slang) I have a lot of studying to do. I have to study. I’ve got to study. I’ve got a midterm tomorrow. I’ve got a final exam tomorrow. I’ve got a big test tomorrow. I’ve got a big exam tomorrow.