Origin of finishing school
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How to use finishing school in a sentence
Izzard plays a teacher, Thomas Miller, who takes a job at Augusta-Victoria College, a finishing school in the coastal town of Bexhill-on-Sea that’s sort of a cross-cultural experiment between England and Germany.With Six Minutes to Midnight, Eddie Izzard Spins an Unusually Gentle-Spirited Spy Tale|Stephanie Zacharek|March 26, 2021|Time
Gibbs began as “part finishing school and part party school,” where girls “could escape for a year between college and getting married and let their hair down.”The hotel that nurtured ambitious women and their New York dreams|Mary Jo Murphy|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
Although Huckabee's condescending tone - like that of an elementary school history teacher - makes it difficult to take seriously.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
And then I did teachers all throughout elementary school and junior high for my friends.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Author J.K. Rowling says all religions are present at her beloved wizard school—except Wiccans.
One was a Quaker school, whose name he can no longer recall, in upstate New York.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
All my musical studies till now have been a mere going to school, a preparation for him.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
I ask for half a dozen projectors or so in every school, and for a well-stocked storehouse of films.
He was the most distinguished representative of the English school of composition, and was knighted in 1842.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Y was a Youth, that did not love school; Z was a Zany, a poor harmless fool.
The child who has got languages from its governess, therefore, marks time—that is to say, wastes time in these subjects at school.