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cram for (something)

To study for a test shortly before it is to happen. You might have gotten a higher grade if you didn't cram for that exam at the last minute.
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cram into (something)

To shove something into something else (which often cannot contain or accommodate it). A noun or pronoun can be used between "cram" and "into." I tried to cram a jacket into my suitcase, but it just wouldn't fit. We were thrilled to reach our destination after being crammed into a tiny car with each other for hours.
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cram with (someone or something)

To fill something with more than it can reasonably hold or accommodate. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cram" and "with." Because this room is just totally crammed with people, we're moving everyone into the auditorium. I had crammed my suitcase with so much stuff that I couldn't get it to close.
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cram for an examination

 and cram for a test
Fig. to study very hard for an exam. I have to go cram fora test now. If you would study during the school term, you would not have to cram.
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cram someone or something into something

 and cram someone or something in
to stuff or crush someone or something into something. Can you really cram seven kids into that car? He crammed in his clothes and closed the drawer.
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cram someone or something with someone or something

to fill someone or something by stuffing with someone or something. You won't be happy till you cram all of us with cake and ice cream. He crammed his drawer with his socks.
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cram

in. to study hard at the last minute for a test. If you would study all the time, you wouldn’t need to cram.
References in classic literature ?
The door was thrown open and I entered the smoky interior of a Thibetan hut crammed with children.
Harvey could not see how one more fish could be crammed into her, but Disko and Tom Platt stowed and stowed, and planked the mass down with big stones from the ballast, and there was always "jest another day's work.
Was he not the Friend of the Stars as well as of all the World, crammed to the teeth with dreadful secrets?
I crammed into the next hour an astonishing amount of bodily activity.
They said the theatre would be crammed, because Frezzolini was going to sing.
A good many of these fell out in the course of our roll down the side of the pit, including several of the big ones, which I had crammed in on the top in my coat pockets.
The archdeacon had just seated himself, by the light of a three-jetted copper lamp, before a vast coffer crammed with manuscripts.
He had doubts about the utility of examinations on subjects which had been crammed for the occasion.
Godfrey Staunton had crammed the note into his pocket.
It had been crammed with assertions that such-and-such passages, taken liberally from English, French, and Italian, are the supreme pearls of literature.
It seems to me that you have been crammed with one side of the question, Mr.
The paper he crammed into the pocket of his light yellow dust-coat, and extended his hand as if to assist some one else from the vehicle.