Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "School"

The meaning of "School" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does residential school mean?
A: In general, it refers to a "boarding school" where children are sent to live while they are educated. (I suppose it could also be said of a university, but that is not the usual meaning.)

Specifically, it often refers to (American) Indian boarding schools that were established in the US and Canada in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Native American children were sent to live and be educated at these schools in an attempt to assimilate them into modern society.
Q: What does here of the school mean?
A: This is incorrect. Perhaps they meant to say "here at this school" ?
Q: What does Did you leave the school under less than good standing? mean?
A: Good standing = you did well in school; you passed all your classes and never got expelled or suspended

The question is asking "When you left school, were you not on good standing?"

If you answer yes, it means you were not on good standing.
If you answer no, it means you were on good standing.

I hope that helps
Q: What does well out of school mean?
A: In this case I think it's similar to a degree of success.. “达到某种程度的成功” because "success" itself is a big word and often refers to "success in life". A measure of success also keeps the definition of success more open, so that when a student makes small improvements he's also achieving "a measure of success", but just saying "to achieve success" it sounds like a student would be deemed a failure if he isn't doing extremely well in the class.
Q: What does I pulled it off as a high school student mean?
A: Without context, it's hard to tell, but I believe that it means that this person successfully passed as a high school student, that he/she blended in. And, no one figured out that he/she wasn't a high school student.

Example sentences using "School"

Q: Please show me example sentences with back in junior high school.
A: You definitely can say that! Although, it's a lot more common to hear "Junior High" than "Junior High School" (Although it is technically correct).

Keep in mind, there are parts that have Junior High Schools, and parts that have Middle Schools. It's a pretty grey area as to how it is officially split, but Middle Schools typically are from 6th - 8th grade, and Junior High is from 7th-9th. I've seen other schools that do other things, but that's pretty common.

The important takeaway is that after 5th grade or so, there is a second school that kids attend.

Example sentences:

"When I was in Junior High, I used to hang out with my friends"

"Back in Junior High, I had a really great science teacher"

"Back in Junior High School, I was always the weird kid."


-- "Where did you learn to speak English?"
-- "I learned it back in Junior High."
Q: Please show me example sentences with Each school day.
A: We discuss maths each school day.

Each school day our teacher makes us pick a partner.

We're allowed to change partners each school day.

We cover all topics each school day.

The principal rounds the rooms each school day.

I have to get up at five each school day.

Each school day my mom makes me breakfast.
Q: Please show me example sentences with old school.
A: Yes your sentence is good!
Q: Please show me example sentences with "Congratulations on starting school".
A: Welcome to English club. Thanks for coming.
Welcome freshii.
Freshii is slang for freshmen
Q: Please show me example sentences with old school .
A: "MC Hammer is an old school, hip-hop idol"
"Do you know the running man?" "Yeah, that dance is so old school."

Synonyms of "School" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between back from school and back in school ?
A: @Emma0o0:

"Back in school" means a person is attending school again.

"Back from school" means a person has left school.
Q: What is the difference between You went to school? and Did you go to school? ?
A: "You went to school?" Is like comfirming/ to double check. "Did you go to school?" Is like just asking
Q: What is the difference between I go to school. and I go to the school. and I go to a school. ?
A: @rizumita: I go to school is when telling someone you go to school; it is literal. I go to a school is the same, it just clears out that you go to one singular school. I go the school says you go to a singular school but it is unnamed. If anyone can explain this further please do.
They all have the same concept with just a few words to differ and are used depending on the context sentence.
Q: What is the difference between I've been to school and I went to school (the difference between preterit and present perfect is something that I can't really understand) ?
A: [I've been to school.] is more specific if you're trying to tell a person WHERE you have been.
Example:
"Where were you today?
I've been at school."

[I went to school.] is more specific to saying WHAT you have been doing.
Example:
"What did you do today?
I went to school."
Q: What is the difference between I go to school. and I go to a school. ?
A: "I go to a school" is a particular school, "I go to school" is to say you attend school

Translations of "School"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? School is the place where we meet almost all our future friends. It gives us the opportunity to gain knowledge. Finally, school is where every weekday children spend even more time than at home.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I go to school early
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? junior high school
A: I think this answers your 3 questions.

Japanese Elementary School is the same as UK Primary School, except we start a year or so earlier.

Japanese Middle School and High School are the same as UK Secondary School.

At 16 or 18 we can go to college (like 高等専門学校), and normally at 18 we can go to University, 大学.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? get off school(meaning the school time is over for the day)
A: That's correct.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I practiced Kanji over and over again when I was in the elementary school.
A: I think your sentence sounds perfect.

Other questions about "School"

Q: I should have studied English harder when I was in high school. does this sound natural?
A: In most places in the UK, high school is referred to as 'secondary school' (11-16 y.o), and 'college' or 'sixth form' at ages 16-18 ^^
アメリカン英語に間する質問のようですが、この質問はイギリス英語のセクションに入っていたので、こう答えました🙇🏾‍♀️)
Q: I'll go to school next month so can you give me a few sentences to introduce myself?
( I'm Vietnamese and I have just moved to the USA for 1 month so my English is not good)
A: Hello. My name is [your name]. I am from [your country]. I like [talk about things you like like art, fashion, food]. I look forward to making friends with you all!
Q: ‎Is this natural?

Why does school is suck so much?😭
A: Very natural! XD
Just take out "is"

"Why does school suck so much?"
Q: She wants to go back to her high school days and wants to start over something. does this sound natural?
A: She wants to go back to her high school days and start over.
Q: In school, how do you call your teachers? I mean do you use their last names with Mr. or something? like How are you, Mr. Brown? or just you just call them "Teacher", like " How are you, Teacher?"

Thank you.
A: In general, it is Mr. [last name] for male teachers, Mrs. [last name] for married female teachers, and Miss. [last name] for unmarried female teachers. Ms. [last name] works for any female teacher, and is often used if you don't know if she's married or not. That's for all ages/grades. Some young kids will call their teacher "Teacher", but that usually stops when they get older. From my experience, kids stop calling them "Teacher" by middle school (6th grade and up). It is usually considered rude for students to call teachers by their first name. Teachers usually tell their students at the beginning of the semester what they prefer to be called. Some teachers (though not commonly) are okay with students calling them by their first name.

When you get into college (I don't know about universities, but I imagine they are similar), teachers are called instructors. Instructors will also tell you what they prefer to be called on the first day of class. The Mr./Mrs./Miss/Ms. [last name] still applies, but some instructors have a PhD, and are called "Dr." Some of those instructors don't like to be called "Mr./Mrs./Miss/Ms", and some of them don't care. Some are fine with students calling them by their first name. Sometimes students and instructors get closer, or even become friends, and in those cases, students usually call them by first name, or even a nickname. When talking about them to other people, students often refer to them by last name.

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

Latest words

school

HiNative is a platform for users to exchange their knowledge about different languages and cultures. We cannot guarantee that every answer is 100% accurate.

Newest Questions
Topic Questions
Recommended Questions