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I did have a condition in French, and Miss Carter was tutoring me, just as you thought.

Every one requires some of it, but many must take months of tutoring.

But I could live on it, and in any case it was better than slaving at tutoring.

My teacher has often said that the reason she has kept on tutoring me is because I look like a sister she once had.

I want some tutoring in Latin, and he said he thought you could take me on.

Last summer he was a waiter at a hotel and did some tutoring besides.

Let me not be well, if ever they get the tutoring of my comforts.

I am tutoring in them, and will take another examination next month.

A few classmates had gathered around to listen to the tutoring.

Through your management and your tutoring has that been done.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "guardian, custodian," from Old French tutour "guardian, private teacher," from Latin tutorem (nominative tutor) "guardian, watcher," from tutus, variant past participle of tueri "watch over," of unknown origin. Specific sense of "senior boy appointed to help a junior in his studies" is recorded from 1680s.

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