verb (used with object)
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Origin of lesson
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH lessonlessen, lesson
Words nearby lesson
Example sentences from the Web for lesson
Thirty minutes after my lesson began, I was turned loose with my Pennsylvania map, my van full of supplies, and the traps.How to hunt for star-nosed moles (and their holes)|Kenneth Catania|September 15, 2020|Popular Science
This result would be an extraordinary lesson in how life really can adapt to all available niches within an environment.Gas spotted in Venus’s clouds could be a sign of alien life|Neel Patel|September 14, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The TikTok “sale” is turning out to be an object lesson in what you get when governments broker tech deals.Microsoft is dodging a bullet by “losing” out on TikTok|Jane Li|September 14, 2020|Quartz
The lesson of 2020 has been that brands need to tighten up every aspect of their e-commerce operation.Deep Dive: How the Summer of 2020 forced brand marketing to change for the better|jim cooper|September 14, 2020|Digiday
They gave her piano lessons but they couldn’t afford a piano, so Carlos’ father drew piano keys on a piece of paper so she could practice.
He was getting another lesson in what he had seemed not to appreciate fully about cops.
The second lesson is that no one writing before the twentieth century holds a key to our problems.
A senior law enforcement official suggested one early lesson from the tragedy.
The testimony is damning: the world has not learned its lesson.
“Business theory teaches us one important lesson,” says the instructress.
And remember it is by our hypothesis the best possible form and arrangement of that lesson.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
“It means, my dear, that the Dragoons and the 60th will have to teach these impudent rebels a much-needed lesson,” said her uncle.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
Shortly after she came to her lesson limping, and remarked that she felt very uncomfortable.Children's Ways|James Sully
At the lesson following he accordingly presented himself with his arm in a sling.
British Dictionary definitions for lesson
- a unit, or single period of instruction in a subject; classan hour-long music lesson
- the content of such a unit
Word Origin for lesson
Idioms and Phrases with lesson
see learn one's lesson; teach a lesson.