Definition of 'lesson'
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What lessons does it offer to what appears to be a mortally sick party? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Plus maybe some old fella reading the lesson. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What is the most important lesson you have learnt about money? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was one of the lessons of my life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What was its most important lesson for the economy? Times, Sunday Times (2017)What were the key lessons of that experience? Computing (2010)From the past week there was a lesson in why people react in different ways to similar stories. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So, a valuable lesson in the end. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She raised money as best she could through giving music lessons, but major sponsorship was needed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You would think we had learned our lesson about not borrowing too much. The Sun (2016)What is the most important lesson you have learnt about money? Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can learn valuable lessons from unpleasant people too. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That lesson has been read as an encouraging one. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The share price performance is an object lesson on what happens when a star performer disappoints. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The question now is whether the lessons of that period have been learnt. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What lessons does their experience hold for the rest of the world? Sociology (1995)You may study it all your life and draw one lesson after another in physics from it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their top tips offer valuable lessons for more modest punters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The frustration of this period taught me an important lesson. Christianity Today (2000)His team found a gulf in the quality and quantity of music lessons. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your daughter needs more lessons in sharing and being gentle. Families and Friends - how to help your child form happy relationships. (1989)It will be a hard lesson to teach. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He sang with a band and often spent part of his maths lessons talking about music. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We need to learn lessons and we must understand the consumer much better. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is a lesson for people not to experiment with drugs. The Sun (2012)The lessons of that period still apply. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One of our biases is that we can ignore the lessons of experience. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We decided to forgo our English lesson for a night and entertain our friends. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)Teachers are able to spend more time on teaching and less time is wasted dealing with poor behaviour during the hour-long lessons. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So I have an hour-long lesson and it is quite easy to get back into that school mentality. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A TEENAGE learner driver was fined for speeding on a driving lesson with her instructor. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'lesson'
British English: lesson /ˈlɛsn/ NOUN
A lesson is a fixed period of time during which people are taught something.
She took piano lessons.
- American English: lesson
- Arabic: دَرْسٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: lição
- Chinese: 功课
- Croatian: sat
- Czech: lekce
- Danish: time
- Dutch: les
- European Spanish: lección
- Finnish: oppitunti
- French: leçon
- German: Unterrichtsstunde
- Greek: μάθημα
- Italian: lezione
- Japanese: 授業
- Korean: 수업
- Norwegian: undervisningstime
- Polish: lekcja
- European Portuguese: lição
- Romanian: lecție
- Russian: урок
- Spanish: lección
- Swedish: lektion
- Thai: บทเรียน
- Turkish: ders sınıf
- Ukrainian: урок
- Vietnamese: bài học
Definition of lesson from the Collins English Dictionary
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