Origin of homework
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Examples from the Web for homework
“I can help my children with their homework and sometimes we text in English at my job,” Santos says.She Gives the Gift of Language
October 20, 2014
Scheunemann, meanwhile, had no idea who Spencer was, and did some homework.A Racist’s Crazy Ski Resort Smackdown
October 18, 2014
And we encourage parent-student “contracts,” for class attendance, homework submission and even extra-curriculum activities.Why Middle School Should Be Abolished
David C. Banks
July 12, 2014
Adicéam did his homework, spending 50 days collecting pieces, many with unexpected stories behind them.Pharrell’s ‘GIRLS’ Exhibit Stars...Pharrell?
May 29, 2014
Louie picks up his daughters from school, cooks them dinner, helps with their homework, and puts them to bed.Why Is Louis C.K. So Funny? He Uses Humor as a Moral Compass.
May 2, 2014
Whenever Philip did his homework, he had to hold the paper down.FreeChildrenStories.com Collection
"I suppose you have your homework all done," he snarled at Cathy.Jerry's Charge Account
Hazel Hutchins Wilson
On the one hand, homework for the sake of homework may be eliminated.The New Education
And this was only a little of the homework with which her hands were ever full.Catherine Booth
A pile of books on the table indicated that he had just finished his homework.Wait for Weight
- school work done out of lessons, esp at home
- any preparatory study
- work done at home for pay
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Word Origin and History for homework
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Idioms and Phrases with homework
see do one's homework.
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