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teach pronunciación
verb (teaches , taught , teaching )
1 to give knowledge to someone; to instruct someone in a skill or help them to learn.
2 tr & intr to give lessons in (a subject), especially as a professional.
3 to make someone learn or understand, especially by example, experience or punishment Her experience had taught her to be cautious .
4 to force home the desirability or otherwise of a particular action or behaviour, etc That'll teach you to be more polite .
[Anglo-Saxon tæcan ]
teachable adjective .
teach someone a lesson to demonstrate and reinforce their mistake.
teach one's grandmother to suck eggs colloq to try to show someone more experienced than oneself how to do something they already know how to do.
teach school N Am to be a teacher in a school.


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