memorized every word, down pat Eva knew the speech by heart. She didn't look at her notes.
adv. phr. By exact memorizing; so well that you remember it; by memory. The pupils learned many poems by heart.He knew the records of the major league teams by heart.
know by heart
memorize I learned the poem by heart.
know sth by heart
Idiom(s): know sth by heart
to know something perfectly; to have memorized something perfectly. • I know my speech by heart. • I went over and over it until I knew it by heart.
learn by heart
learn by heart Also, learn by rote. See under by heart.
learn something off by heart
learn something completely: "I've learnt this off by heart - I'm bound to pass the exam!"
learn sth by heart
Idiom(s): learn sth by heart
to learn something so well that it can be written or recited without thinking; to memorize something. • The director told me to learn my speech by heart. • I had to go over it many times before I learned it by heart.
learn sthby heart
learn by memory 默诵；暗记 Everyone in the class has to learn by heart Lincoln's Gettysburg Address．班上每一个学生都必须默诵林肯的盖茨堡演说词。