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teach British & World English

Impart knowledge to or instruct (someone) as to how to do something

teach English Thesaurus

she teaches children with special needs

teach-in British & World English

An informal lecture and discussion or series of lectures on a subject of public interest

teach school British & World English

Be a schoolteacher

teach someone a lesson British & World English

Punish or hurt someone as a deterrent or warning

teach one's grandmother to suck eggs British & World English

Presume to advise a more experienced person

reteach British & World English

Teach (someone or something) again

you can't teach an old dog new tricks British & World English

You cannot make people change their ways

Blackbeard British & World English

(Died 1718), English pirate; real name Edward Teach. Originally a privateer during the War of the Spanish Succession 1701–14, he turned to piracy and concentrated on the West Indies and the Virginia-North Carolina coast of America

teach someone a lesson in lesson British & World English

Punish or hurt someone as a deterrent or warning

Edward Teach in Blackbeard British & World English

(Died 1718), English pirate; real name Edward Teach. Originally a privateer during the War of the Spanish Succession 1701–14, he turned to piracy and concentrated on the West Indies and the Virginia-North Carolina coast of America

teach one's grandmother to suck eggs in grandmother British & World English

Presume to advise a more experienced person

you can't teach an old dog new tricks in dog British & World English

You cannot make people change their ways