Homework

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Definition

(to do your) homework: (to complete) work which teachers give you to do at home; to research a subject
idiom
Attention, homework is always singular:

I have a lot of homework to do today. I have work to do for my geography teacher and some maths exercises too.

Pronunciation examples
UK: The dog ate my homework.
US: I have a lot of homework to do today.

Examples

  • "And Cheeter, I suggest you double and triple check all of your research, as I'm sure Miss Bliss is going to do her homework, as she usually does."
  • "Now, go finish your homework."
  • "Was anybody able to solve yesterday's homework problem?"
  • "Mr. Wang : I see that you have done your homework, Mr. Delavigne."
  • "Sounds like you've really done your homework here Sue."

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