larn


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larn

(lɑːn)
vb
1. facetious to learn
2. (tr) to teach (someone) a lesson: that'll larn you!.
[C18: from a dialect form of learn]

larn


Past participle: larned
Gerund: larning

Imperative
larn
larn
Present
I larn
you larn
he/she/it larns
we larn
you larn
they larn
Preterite
I larned
you larned
he/she/it larned
we larned
you larned
they larned
Present Continuous
I am larning
you are larning
he/she/it is larning
we are larning
you are larning
they are larning
Present Perfect
I have larned
you have larned
he/she/it has larned
we have larned
you have larned
they have larned
Past Continuous
I was larning
you were larning
he/she/it was larning
we were larning
you were larning
they were larning
Past Perfect
I had larned
you had larned
he/she/it had larned
we had larned
you had larned
they had larned
Future
I will larn
you will larn
he/she/it will larn
we will larn
you will larn
they will larn
Future Perfect
I will have larned
you will have larned
he/she/it will have larned
we will have larned
you will have larned
they will have larned
Future Continuous
I will be larning
you will be larning
he/she/it will be larning
we will be larning
you will be larning
they will be larning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been larning
you have been larning
he/she/it has been larning
we have been larning
you have been larning
they have been larning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been larning
you will have been larning
he/she/it will have been larning
we will have been larning
you will have been larning
they will have been larning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been larning
you had been larning
he/she/it had been larning
we had been larning
you had been larning
they had been larning
Conditional
I would larn
you would larn
he/she/it would larn
we would larn
you would larn
they would larn
Past Conditional
I would have larned
you would have larned
he/she/it would have larned
we would have larned
you would have larned
they would have larned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.larn - gain knowledge or skillslarn - gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate"
relearn - learn something again, as after having forgotten or neglected it; "After the accident, he could not walk for months and had to relearn how to walk down stairs"
catch up - learn belatedly; find out about something after it happened; "I'm trying to catch up with the latest developments in molecular biology"
assimilate, ingest, absorb, take in - take up mentally; "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
hit the books, study - learn by reading books; "He is studying geology in his room"; "I have an exam next week; I must hit the books now"
References in classic literature ?
"'Are you that?' sez I; 'thin I'm O'Connell the Dictator, an' by this you will larn to kape a civil tongue in your rag-box.'
Missis let Sally try to make some cake, t' other day, jes to larn her, she said.
“You may call it by what larned name you please, Judge,” said the hunter, throwing his rifle across his left arm, and knocking up a brass lid in the breech, from which he took a small piece of greased leather and, wrapping a bail in it, forced them down by main strength on the powder, where he continued to pound them while speaking.
"Ms Larn continues to receive Income Support and other benefits while awaiting the outcome of her PIP appeal."
Darts commentator the late Sid Waddell, who was born in Alnwick and raised in Ashington, said at the time of writing his own Geordie book, Taak of the Toon: "I wanted to make it in the same vein as 'Larn Yersel Geordie', by Scott Dobson.
3nts r/o at the 5* Royal Orchid Sheraton in Bangkok; transfer by air for 1nt f/b in a luxury tent at Elephant Hills and 1nt f/b at the floating Rainforest Camp by Cheow Larn Lake; 7nts B&B at the 5* Le Meridien Beach and Spa Resort in Khao Lak.
In ivry city in this unfair land we will erect schoolhouses an' packin' houses an' houses iv correction; an' we'll larn ye our language, because 'tis aisier to larn ye ours than to larn ourselves yours.
Scott Walker stabbed John Brightwell in the chest before plunging the blade into Debra Larn's back after a row erupted at the victims' Leicester home in the early hours of Sunday September 24 last year, Nottingham Crown Court was told.
Cadey-Lee's father, Ryan Brightwell, suffered a second tragedy in the 24 hours after his daughter's death when his father, John Brightwell, suffered serious stab wounds in a knife attack in which his partner, Debra Larn, was fatally injured.
Cadey-Lee's father, Ryan Brightwell, suffered a double tragedy in the 24 hours after his daughter's death when his father, John Brightwell, suffered serious stab wounds in a knife attack in which his partner, Debra Larn was killed.
The 26-year-old was appearing at Leicester magistrates court charged with murdering Debra Larn, aged 47, and assaulting John Bright-well, aged 50, in the Beaumont Leys area of the city early on Sunday.
The 26-year-old will appear before magistrates today charged with murdering Debra Larn and assaulting John Bright-well in Leicester in the early hours of Sunday morning.