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    affirmation of a few sentences 6

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to share with me your opinion concerning the feasibility of the following sentences?

    She taught history to us.
    teach = present material

    She taught me how to drive.
    She taught them to swim.
    teach = train, tutor

    You'll never teach your grandfather how to do his income tax on a personal computer. You can't teach an old dog new tricks.

    If some men teach wicked things, it must be that others should practice them.

    The village master taught his little school.
    He taught his disciples
    teach = to direct, as an instructor; to manage, as a preceptor; to guide the studies of

    He taught us that the best policy is to tell the truth.
    I shall myself to herbs teach you. --Chaucer.
    They have taught their tongue to speak lies.
    teach = to accustom; to guide; to show; to admonish.

    He taught me Latin grammar. (The verb “teach” is often used with two objects, one of the person, the other of the thing;)

    I was taught Latin grammar by him.

    I taught history for many years.

    I have to teach the piano for a living.

    Parents should to teach their children to obey the God’s commandments.

    I've been taught never to tell a lie.

    We were taught that this was inevitable.

    I'll teach you a lesson, I'll teach you a thing or two.

    That wll teach him!

    You shouldn’t teach a cock to crow, a dog to bark, a hen to cluck, or a serpent to hiss.

    He liked to teach iron to swim.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Re: affirmation of a few sentences 6

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    If some men teach wicked things, it must be that others should practice them.
    Say:
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    If some men teach wicked things, it must be so that others should practice them.
    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    I have to teach the piano for a living.

    Parents should to teach their children to obey the God’s commandments.
    Omit "the" before "piano". Also omit "the" before "God".


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    Re: affirmation of a few sentences 6

    I shall myself to herbs teach you. --Chaucer.
    Word order has changed a bit since he wrote this.

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    Re: affirmation of a few sentences 6

    I shall myself to herbs teach you. --Chaucer.
    Word order has changed a bit since he wrote this.

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