Definition of show-and-tell in English:


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[mass noun] chiefly North American
  • A teaching method, used especially in teaching young children, in which pupils are encouraged to bring items they have selected to class and describe them to their classmates: I was the kid in the neighborhood who caught black snakes and took them to school for show-and-tell [as modifier]: a show-and-tell style
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    • Use pictures as a show-and-tell vehicle for your young one to help bring family elders to life.
    • The nice thing is, it allows them to easily take their garden to school for show-and-tell.
    • If need be, drag her onto the bed with her jewelry box for show-and-tell.

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