homework

noun
ADJECTIVE
English, science, etc.
… OF HOMEWORK
piece
VERB + HOMEWORK
do

Have you done your physics homework yet?

finish
hand in

I want you to hand in this homework on Friday.

get, have

They get a lot of homework in English.

assign (esp. AmE), give (sb), set (sb)

The science teacher always gives a lot of homework.

grade (esp. AmE), mark (esp. BrE)
PREPOSITION
for homework

We had to write out one of the exercises for homework.

homework on

I have some homework to do on the Civil War.


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