schoolwork assigned to be done outside the classroom (distinguished from classwork).
a single assignment of such schoolwork: Homeworks are due at the beginning of class.
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How to use homework in a sentence
Now, they log on to Zoom from their bedrooms, surrounded by unfinished homework assignments and tattered stuffed animals, waiting to be assigned calls, texts and emails by the trained therapists who oversee the program.
Yow started her homework and saw Frese had gone 35-22 with two winning seasons at Ball State, which hadn’t had a winning record in its previous nine seasons.Brenda Frese, closing in on win No. 500, has made Maryland women’s basketball a juggernaut | Kareem Copeland | February 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Do some homework before investing in a diamond, and that lifelong commitment.Hints From Heloise: Before buying a diamond, learn about the four C’s | Heloise Heloise | February 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Another poster included an image of their losses over what appeared to be online math homework.As GameStop stock crumbles, newbie traders reckon with heavy losses | Drew Harwell | February 2, 2021 | Washington Post
As we countdown to Inauguration Day, I've been doing my homework—and looking to the past for inspiration.
“I can help my children with their homework and sometimes we text in English at my job,” Santos says.
Scheunemann, meanwhile, had no idea who Spencer was, and did some homework.
She jumped at the chance to watch RT, or jumped at the chance to skip calculus homework.Up To a Point: Binge Watching Putin's Propaganda Network | P. J. O’Rourke | September 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And we encourage parent-student “contracts,” for class attendance, homework submission and even extra-curriculum activities.
Adicéam did his homework, spending 50 days collecting pieces, many with unexpected stories behind them.
Much of this homework is done by a very bad light and the boy's eyes suffer much.Education as Service | J. Krishnamurti
For homework we have prepared alphabets where the letters are printed in type-writing order.Montessori Elementary Materials | Maria Montessori
His parents were always getting angry with him for losing his clothes, or his toys, or his homework.FreeChildrenStories.com Collection | Daniel Errico
Only at the time when he was going to Beauregard School, with his homework.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
And once a week or twice a week she was sending her homework or something to him.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for homework
school work done out of lessons, esp at home
any preparatory study
work done at home for pay
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Other Idioms and Phrases with homework
see do one's homework.
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