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  • n. The period of one's life when one attends school

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  • n. the time of life when you are going to school


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  • That said, I might try it with the next group of businesspeople I get, just to see if they recall their schooldays

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  • 'To say that I was never the belle of the ball in my schooldays is the understatement of the century, but here ... can you imagine it, Storm, me actually outshining Barbara Benton and Helen Worthington both at once?'

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  • This is one of the expeditions I have looked forward to all my life, ever since I read "The Lady of the Lake" in schooldays.

    The Alpine Path: The Story of My Career

  • When I was a boy, I always thought that the best part of my schooldays was the breaking-up day!

    The Nicest Girl in the School A Story of School Life

  • For example, he recalled his schooldays in Ireland, and how one day he set out to visit his elder brother, the boy lieutenant:

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  • One of the most important things that wise students get out of their schooldays is a familiarity with books in various departments of learning.

    Pushing to the Front

  • Burderop farmer Charles W Whatley recalls his schooldays at Swindon High School in his autobiography Farming And Foxhunting published c1940, where Mr Snell had the reputation of pushing on the smart and forward boys.


  • A story is told of John's schooldays which is an amusing and quite characteristic instance of his ethical eccentricities.

    Old John Brown, the man whose soul is marching on

  • "Everybody will tell you," he proceeded, "that your schooldays are the best time of your life.

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  • "schooldays" covers well over a decade, but the action in this book covers only a few days.

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