from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of teach.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of teach.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of teach.
- adj. See taut.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An old spelling of taut.
- n. Preterit and past participle of teach.
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By means of the study of literature the best direct instruction may be given, and wholesome lessons may be taught abundantly in that charming way which accomplishes its purpose without a recognition on the part of the readers that they are being _taught_.
Finding in himself a guiding voice, he is quick to find too that his is a voice that is received from above: His voice is that of the “them that are taught” ” his ability to help save those who are drowning is not his own, but is, rather, ˜taught,™ a gift given to him by God.
But as the term taught nothing to him who knew, said nothing to him who did not know, understand, and feel, Chopin afterwards ceased to add this explanation to his music, being persuaded that if one understood it, it was impossible not to divine this rule of irregularity.
What this kid was "taught" is that one; if you are violating a rule, don't tell anyone!, two; If you want extra time hunting do tell someone!
Catholicism, so I was taught, is a religion of shared pain.
My mother taught from the late '40s through the' 60s, and what I saw back then was she had to beg to get parents to come.
More interesting than labeling the classes I've taught is the connection between them.
Of course, a student has to be taught from a somewhat early age how to be discerning about the sources of education, but this is true for one who goes to a college as well as for one who is self-educated.
In retirement, Mr. Shevlin taught business law for two years at St. Bonaventure University in western New York before returning to Virginia to open a general private practice.
She pretended to be totally satisfied with what the elder dolphin taught her, and Pelagia was very good at deception.