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 Meanings and Examples of SCHOOL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
school
 n.  a place where children go to be educated
 n.  a large group of fish
Classic Sentence: (119 in 8 pages)
1  One of my most vivid memories is of coming back west from prep school and later from college at Christmas time.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
2  It must have been a work of vast ability in the somniferous school of literature.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In X. THE LEECH AND HIS PATIENT
3  I am going to try to get the place of mistress in the new school nearly finished here.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXV
4  I heard all kinds of things about the school and all belonging to it.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. I ENLARGE MY CIRCLE OF ACQUAINTANCE
5  Steerforth's place was at the bottom of the school, at the opposite end of the long room.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. MY 'FIRST HALF' AT SALEM HOUSE
6  I PASS over all that happened at school, until the anniversary of my birthday came round in March.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY
7  This was, to lie behind the wall at the back of my old school, in a corner where there used to be a haystack.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
8  Next morning, after breakfast, I entered on school life again.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. I AM A NEW BOY IN MORE SENSES THAN ONE
9  Doctor Strong's was an excellent school; as different from Mr. Creakle's as good is from evil.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. I AM A NEW BOY IN MORE SENSES THAN ONE
10  I am higher in the school, and no one breaks my peace.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18. A RETROSPECT
11  It was what was always being dinned into you and me at school; it's what goes down best.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
12  From the glimpse I had of them, I should say that I never saw such sums out of a school ciphering-book.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
13  Leaving the school very young as a brilliant officer, he had at once got into the circle of wealthy Petersburg army men.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 16
14  Grisha, who was by now at a high school, had to go over the lessons of the term in the summer holidays.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 6
15  With the ladies were sitting and standing smart lawyers, high school teachers in spectacles, and officers.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 30
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  They've been good mates ever since they were at school together.
17  To avoid confusion, please write the children's names clearly on all their school clothes.
18  No school would touch a teacher who had been convicted of assault.
19  The school takes a tough line on cheating.
20  The school offers manual training to the pupils.
21  She is training for the school sports meet.
22  The training programme is seen as a bridge between school and work.
23  Not many of the children travel on horseback to school even in these country areas.
24  The school has a special education unit.
25  The school has received various grants from the education department.
26  Three children were removed from the school for persistent bad behaviour.
27  A school technician pirated anything from video nasties to computer games.
28  Stick reflective tape on your school bag.
29  It was decided by a unanimous vote that the school should close.
30  She now helps in a local school as a volunteer three days a week.