school (one) (in something)

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school (one) (in something)

1. To tutor, train, or mentor one (in some skill, discipline, field, etc.). I've begun schooling my brother in how to dress and behave for business. I was schooled by the famous painter when I was studying impressionism.
2. To show complete dominance over one (in something); to best one thoroughly (in something). We really schooled our cross-town rivals in the final football game of the season. Wow, your brother is crazy good at video games. He just totally schooled me!
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school someone

tv. to teach someone something, usually as a demonstration of power. (As in I’ll teach you a thing or two which suggests violence.) Am I gonna have to school you in how to act?
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"Quite a few schools in the area have also had them stolen."
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Although the INS launched a pilot version of the system at several schools in 1997, higher education groups strongly opposed it, calling it an unnecessary expense for students and an invasion of their privacy.
Their mere presence protects both the athletes and the schools in today's litigious climate.
The 22-year-old attended three high schools in Philadelphia before dropping out.
Parents in the Save Our School Campaign met at Glasgow City Halls yesterday to protest against proposed cuts which will shut down 22 schools in the city.
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``I believe church-run schools ins til respect for other people.
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