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synonyms for teach a lesson

  • abuse
  • chastise
  • correct
  • crack down on
  • discipline
  • dismiss
  • execute
  • expel
  • fine
  • harm
  • hurt
  • incarcerate
  • sentence
  • batter
  • beat
  • blacklist
  • castigate
  • chasten
  • cuff
  • debar
  • defrock
  • exile
  • flog
  • immure
  • injure
  • lash
  • lecture
  • maltreat
  • misuse
  • oppress
  • paddle
  • reprove
  • scourge
  • spank
  • switch
  • train
  • whip
  • attend to
  • beat up
  • do in
  • give a going over
  • give the works
  • knock about
  • rap knuckles
  • rough up
  • slap wrist
  • throw the book at
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antonyms for teach a lesson

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  • aid
  • assist
  • benefit
  • compliment
  • help
  • preserve
  • welcome
  • boost
  • guard
  • lose
  • praise
  • protect
  • surrender
  • award
  • exonerate
  • let go
  • reward
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How to use teach a lesson in a sentence

Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
And remember it is by our hypothesis the best possible form and arrangement of that lesson.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. 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 YEARLOUIS TRACY
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Shortly after she came to her lesson limping, and remarked that she felt very uncomfortable.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
At the lesson following he accordingly presented himself with his arm in a sling.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Woe to the man that first did teach the cursed steel to bite in his own flesh, and make way to the living spirit.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Every time he is dressed, or sees his mother dress, he has an object-lesson in symmetrical arrangement.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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