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valuable lesson

This page is about the collocation valuable lesson

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

If an experience becomes a valuable lesson, it teaches you something important.

For example

  • The accident taught me a valuable lesson.

  • I lost money, but it was a valuable lesson on how risky the stock market is.

Quick Quiz

Getting sick taught me a valuable lesson. From now on, I'll

a. get sick more often

b. go to more lessons

c. eat healthier food

Contributor: Matt Errey