August 22: “I need to learn how to stop destroying myself and be nice to myself.”
Of his past we learn only that he is an orphan, and that he studied philosophy and joined the Communist Party.
Apparently, our leaders could learn a thing or two from Kanye West and Jimmy Kimmel.
The real takeaway, though, was that not just anyone can be a great artist, but anyone can learn to draw.
We have the Bowles-Simpson Commission, the Rivlin-Domenici Commission, the Gang of Six plans to look to and learn from.
But I would like you to know into what sort of struggle you are going: learn its nature from one who knows.
"He will like it, I dare say, if you learn anything in any way," said Sara.
I guess it was because I was interested in the story and wasn't trying to learn it.
“My sister and I must learn his art of ignorance,” said Margaret.
(aside, reading the letter) I'll learn 'er bloomin' symptoms—I must be 'is patient.
Old English leornian "to get knowledge, be cultivated, study, read, think about," from Proto-Germanic *liznojan (cf. Old Frisian lernia, Middle Dutch leeren, Dutch leren, Old High German lernen, German lernen "to learn," Gothic lais "I know"), with a base sense of "to follow or find the track," from PIE *leis- "track." Related to German Gleis "track," and to Old English læst "sole of the foot" (see last (n.)).
The transitive sense (He learned me how to read), now vulgar, was acceptable from c.1200 until early 19c., from Old English læran "to teach" (cf. Dutch leren, German lehren "to teach," literally "to make known;" see lore), and is preserved in past participle adjective learned "having knowledge gained by study." Related: Learning.