study for

study for something

to try to learn in preparation for an examination. I have to study for my calculus exam. Have you studied for your exam yet?
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Well, Miss Stacy wants to organize a class among her advanced students who mean to study for the entrance examination into Queen's.
I thought how splendid it would have been if Diana had only been going to study for the Entrance, too.
Historically, many schools had a preponderance of their focus on Europe, but clearly there is a need to develop more programs of study for Asia and Africa.
Residents in the shadow of the former nuclear research and rocket engine test lab had pushed for a community health study for more than 15 years.
He concurred with the findings and approved this case study for general distribution.
In a successor project to the pilot feasibility study for the production of hollow airway casts that faithfully reproduce the in vivo dimensions, in vivo studies are being conducted of particle deposition in anesthetized sheep at the facilities of study collaborators at the University of Iowa (Iowa City, Iowa) using 5-[micro]m diameter radio-opaque droplets.
Several epidemiologists have already criticized the Framingham study for looking only at whether the women had been taking estrogens eight years earlier rather than determining if they had taken estrogens in the intervening years.
Proellex(TM) is also being studied in a Phase 2 study for the treatment of endometriosis, a condition that affects approximately 5.
With a solid understanding of what kinds of case study (for example, exploratory, explanatory, or illustrative) are available, the environmental manager will be better able to choose an appropriate case study for a particular situation.
If we do the study for five years, we'll have enough [breast cancer] cases to look at the interaction between many of the exposures of interest and the genes of interest," Sandler explains.
In a major victory for the secession movement, a landmark study for the county agency overseeing breakup found Wednesday that an independent San Fernando Valley city would be financially viable and its creation would not harm the city of Los Angeles.
Six patients were discontinued in the study for adverse events, including three patients from the 800 mg cohort.
We did provide summary results for each study for the interested reader who can recalculate as they see fit, as Borak et al.
The state and county funding includes additional amounts to complete a similar cityhood study for the San Pedro-Wilmington area.
It's really in the interest of the workers that this information be out and known,'' said Larry Bilick, a spokesman for the Public Health Institute, which is coordinating the study for the state Department of Health Services.
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