Can you help with 7 year olds homework

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  1. stevetrom

    stevetrom Well-Known Member

    What is the opposite of :-

    Hot - Cold

    Slow - Fast

    Suddenly - ?
     
  2. rutty

    rutty Active Member

    Eventually?
     
  3. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    ....gradually


    ???
     
  4. drummergurl

    drummergurl Active Member

    not so suddenly??? :dunno
     
  5. Laserbeam bass

    Laserbeam bass Active Member

    predictably

    Oxford dictionary and Thesaurus
    opposite of sudden is predictable thus
    opposite of suddenly is predictably
     
  6. TuTuKu

    TuTuKu Active Member

    Accoring to microsoft word.... the antonym of suddenly is gradually
     
  7. Laserbeam bass

    Laserbeam bass Active Member

    According to UK English it is predicatable, unless of course the seven year old is from the US, where they have variations on the English language and use American English [​IMG]
     
  8. Griffin

    Griffin Active Member

    Lethargically

    Languidly

    Sluggish

    Gradually

    Steadily

    etc.....
     
  9. six pints

    six pints Active Member

    7 yr olds, homework???!! tell them not to do it and enjoy thier youth!!
     
  10. Liz Courts

    Liz Courts Active Member

    I didn't get any homework until I started secondary school, and even then it was much easier than that! :shock: :D
     
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  12. lynchie

    lynchie Active Member

    just give him a note saying he needs to be excused from doing homework owing to him being 7, and therefore much too busy having fun...
     
  13. floral_dance

    floral_dance Member

    gradually??!!!
     
  14. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    Do we know an exact answer yet for this from the school?! :-D


    :lol:
     
  15. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    My money's on your guess with "gradually"
     
  16. sugarandspice

    sugarandspice Active Member

    im going with gradually....only because i've been using it in law today "a sudden and tempory loss of control" V's a gradual "slow burn" process in which the defendant losses control.

    as for having homework at the age of 7- i didnt!! but think it is extremely important to encourage as much "learning" as possible and if children as young as 7 are able to do things like this then good on them! :)

    ps-no i am not a mother myself!
     
  17. bigmamabadger

    bigmamabadger Active Member

    What, then they too can be unable to spell simple words? :p
    BMB
    xx
     
  18. Big Twigge

    Big Twigge Active Member

    The government sets homework guidelines....I know for year 6's it's something like 30 mins reading and 10 minutes spelling practise each night...much more than when I was a little nipper!
     
  19. Vickitorious

    Vickitorious Active Member

    I hardly get any! :-D
     
  20. Will the Sec

    Will the Sec Active Member

    Detention
     
  21. Laserbeam bass

    Laserbeam bass Active Member

    Didn't they teach you anything at the school for the best educated criminals in the London Borough of Newham?????????????????
     
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