school vs educate

aaronsun666

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Mandarin
The Big Bang Theory Season 04 Episode 21

Priya: My point is, Sheldon, the legal principle is ambiguity in a contract benefits the party that did not draft it, in this case, Leonard.
Sheldon: But…
Priya: There’s no buts, Sheldon, that’s how the law works.
Leonard: Schooled!

What if Leonard uses "Educated!", will there be much difference?
 
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  • PaulQ

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    UK
    English - England
    To school someone = to educate someone.

    In "Leonard: Schooled!", schooled is an expletive and informal use and means "You have been taught a lesson." (Usually said triumphantly.)
     
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