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1A room used for lessons, especially the main classroom in a small school.
- ‘The schoolroom seemed oddly quiet as I sat there doing math problems.’
- ‘The film starts well with an amusing scene in some dusty outback schoolroom where a class of dazed children listen to a middle-aged bank manager wax about the wonders of compound interest.’
- ‘‘Up here, I think,’ Peggy called to him, glancing back with a sudden grin that reminded him instantly of her infectious cheerfulness in that heavy brick schoolroom.’
- ‘The next afternoon, Lydie and the children sat inside the Holden house up in the children's schoolroom.’
- ‘Rudd, whose schoolroom was located at 18 George Street, had been teaching in the city since the 1790s.’
- ‘Children were supposed to spend their days in a schoolroom with their peers, and in specially designated play spaces such as private backyards and playrooms.’
- ‘It had actually been her favourite schoolroom.’
- ‘Her father had taught her how to fight, how to run a ship, and anything she would have learned in a schoolroom.’
- ‘The car was quite big, around the size of Mary's schoolroom though not quite as warm.’
- ‘It is impossible to hate, like the earnest child in a schoolroom who desperately wants to understand long division, but just can't master the logic.’
- ‘So, from an early age, they expected her to be in her schoolroom doing something useful.’
- ‘Alone, a photograph of black students in a schoolroom in 1900, with their hair parted down the middle, will make little lasting impression, even with a long explanatory caption.’
- ‘The stage is constantly transformed, becoming family home, schoolroom, holy well, bog, farmland, graveyard and London street, without a single invasive scene change.’
- ‘Instead of mournfully reflecting on their mined lives, they ‘behaved as if they were in a schoolroom.’’
- ‘I was 10 and a half, in a Texas schoolroom when the announcement came over the PA system.’
- ‘Jane rises early the next morning to the sound of a bell before dawn; all the girls assemble in the schoolroom and form classes in a hurried tumult.’
- ‘He tells Mrs. Leaf to get him the key for the old schoolroom, which has not been opened in five years since his grandfather was alive; she tells him how dirty it is, but he says he just wants to see it.’
- ‘But it's clearly not just a matter of putting a few computers in a schoolroom.’
- ‘The painting fills him with fear and he has it locked up in an old schoolroom in his house.’
- ‘She was one of those people that couldn't ever be satisfied with a schoolroom.’
- 1.1the schoolroom Used to refer to school as an institution:‘I was green as grass, straight out of the schoolroom’
- ‘Bahasa Indonesia, which had been the language of the schoolroom, would be replaced with Portuguese.’
- ‘Hartwell declaimed that the blushing girls just out of the schoolroom more than made up for the terror that passed as supper and the antiquated dance styles.’
- ‘Like their contemporaries in the press, the schoolroom, and elsewhere, literary writers helped to construct Irish-Americans as innately depraved.’
- ‘National identities were formed in the crucible of the schoolroom; national prejudices were fostered there too.’
- ‘In addition, there are always those who will argue that practical experience, on-the-job training, is better than the schoolroom for educating military leaders.’
- ‘And the wisdom that they bring is being carried into the new market-places: the schoolroom, the health service and even the Church.’
- ‘But fitness awareness must start in the schoolroom, not the workplace, he says.’
- ‘This language was neglected in the schoolroom, yet was becoming increasingly fashionable as a serious literary medium.’
- ‘But the theatre is fundamentally different from the schoolroom and the newspaper column.’
- ‘Division takes place in the schoolroom and on the playing field.’
- ‘She twirled around again, suddenly feeling like a giddy miss fresh out of the schoolroom.’
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