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tutor
 v.  guide; give individual instruction
Classic Sentence: (43 in 3 pages)
1  Upon this the tutor concentrated his attention upon Themistocleus, and appeared to be trying hard to catch his eye.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
2  Again the tutor's attitude became wholly one of concentration.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
3  Meanwhile the tutor kept his eyes fixed upon the speakers' faces; and whenever he noticed that they were on the point of laughing he at once opened his mouth, and laughed with enthusiasm.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
4  Have no fear," said Murazov, "I myself will take them under my care, as well as procure for the children a tutor.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
5  Pierre at the age of ten had been sent abroad with an abbe as tutor, and had remained away till he was twenty.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI
6  Dessalles, whom he had brought from abroad to be his son's tutor, Prince Andrew again joined warmly in the conversation about Speranski which was still going on between the two old men.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XXI
7  Prince Andrew talked incessantly, arguing now with his father, now with the Swiss tutor Dessalles, and showing an unnatural animation, the cause of which Pierre so well understood.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XXI
8  Dessalles, the tutor he had brought from Switzerland, was wearing a coat of Russian cut and talking broken Russian to the servants, but was still the same narrowly intelligent, conscientious, and pedantic preceptor.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VIII
9  With her traveled Mademoiselle Bourienne, little Nicholas and his tutor, her old nurse, three maids, Tikhon, and a young footman and courier her aunt had sent to accompany her.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER XIV
10  Only young Nicholas and his tutor remained.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER XIV
11  He keeps his grandson shut up, when he isn't riding or walking with his tutor, and makes him study very hard.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWO
12  Please start it, Mr. Brooke, said Kate, with a commanding air, which surprised Meg, who treated the tutor with as much respect as any other gentleman.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
13  "I guess the princess gave him a posy, and opened the gate after a while," said Laurie, smiling to himself, as he threw acorns at his tutor.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
14  Meg obediently following the long grass-blade which her new tutor used to point with, read slowly and timidly, unconsciously making poetry of the hard words by the soft intonation of her musical voice.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
15  Only what your grandpa told us about him, how he took good care of his own mother till she died, and wouldn't go abroad as tutor to some nice person because he wouldn't leave her.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTEEN
Example Sentence:
1  She entrusted her son's education to a private tutor.
2  To establish firm links, tutors are allocated to groups of schools so that staff come to know their tutor well.
3  There is a tutor to teach the children while they're in hospital.
4  Thirty dollars an hour is the going rate for a math tutor.
5  His tutor encouraged him to read widely in philosophy.
6  She will tutor me in Spanish in the evening.
7  My tutor is always encouraging, praising my speech and telling me how much she likes me.