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Back to School Idiom: learn something by ____________

To learn something by ____________ ā€“ to memorize completely, to learn something so well that you don’t need to look in the book

Choose the right answer:

A mind

B book

C head

D heart

 

 

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The right answer is:

heart.

(You don’t learn with your heart, but well…. that’s why this is an expression.)

You can also say: know by heart.learn by heart

Here are some examples of how you can use to learn by heart:

Concert pianists learn the music they play in the concert by heart, so they no longer need to read the notes.

Teacher told the students to learn the song by heart.

Many Muslim believers learn the Koran by heart.

I read this poem so many times that I know it by heart.

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