Q: She recalled that frequently at recess she had taken Douglas, a *scrubby forlorn child by the hand. とはどういう意味ですか?
A: i mean you could say scrubbly is messed up forlon could also be hopeless and left alone
So she is giving him comfort because the kid seems to be alone for a long time since he is dirty and nobody took care of him . But it doesn't says what she did to him
Q: recess とはどういう意味ですか?
A: in a school day for children to play, usually outside in a playground.
Q: recess とはどういう意味ですか?
A: A break in between something.

When kids finish eating lunch at school they can go out for recess (extra time before class starts again). "There's only 5 minutes left of recess."

The word can also be used in an official office as well. "We will adjourn and return after a 10 minute recess." You would hear that in a court room.
Q: recess とはどういう意味ですか?
A: Recess is when students are at school and go outside to let loose and play with other kids after lunch
Q: "After that is recess which is 30 minutes long" とはどういう意味ですか?
A: "Recess" is a time for students to play or rest. At my school they call it 15分休み.


Q: recess と intermission はどう違いますか?
A: Intermission is usually used for dramas, theater, or plays. Recess means stopping business, such as in court of law. Kids' breaks in between classes is also called recess.
Q: recess と break はどう違いますか?
A: @sue90 Yes, after thinking about it more, there are times when you could use "break" in a school setting as well. The association between "break" and school wasn't as strong in my mind as the association with "recess" and school, so I didn't think of that.

I also sometimes will post links to online dictionaries that I think do a better job of explaining things than I could. I know it might seem silly to just post links to dictionary definitions, but I think the difference should be clear after reading these.
Learner's definition of RECESS
[noncount] US : a short period of time during the school day when children can play
The students play outside after lunch and at/during recess.
Do you have morning recess?
— called also (British) playtime
: a usually brief period of time during which regular activity in a court of law or in a government stops
The judge called for a recess [=break] for lunch.
The Senate debates will continue after the August recess.
The Senate wanted to vote on the bill before recess.
Learner's definition of BREAK
to stop an activity (such as working) for a brief period of time
Q: recess と break はどう違いますか?
A: for me, both have the same meaning. but I usually use recess when I was in school.
Q: recessrecess はどう違いますか?
A: both are correct depending on meaning.

first pronunciation = breaktime, rest period.

second pronunciation = to recess, verb form of recession.


Q: How recess should be stressed? 1st or 2nd syllable?
A) I play with my friend during REcess.
B) I play with my friend during reCESS.
I notice that both are fine in dictionaries.
But is there one that is more preferable? Is there a reason? は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: Some words like "recess" have different meanings with when the stress is on different syllables.

The noun form like "recess" for a "breaktime" in your sentence has stress on the first syllable: RE-cess.

Putting stress on the second syllable is for verb meanings: re-CESS is for the action of moving something back or into a hidden location.

Other words that do this are record, address, ally, convict, subject, progress, and many many more words.
Q: (recess,time off or break?Which is more often used?Which is differ from the others?) は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: They all mean the same thing. However the words “break” and “time off” are most often used to describe this situation. “Recess” is uncommon.


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Q: Why is recess means "rest" and recession means "economic decline"?
I can't get the core image for above words.
A: They both derive from "recede", which means to go back, to retreat.
A "recess" is a return from [some activity].
An economic "recession" is a return to a lower level of economic activity.
Q: He told us that he like recess, PE and library. この表現は自然ですか?
A: Almost natural, however please be noted that ‘he’ is a third person which is singular, so the verb after this word should always have an ‘s’ at the end,

If you also like to use an Oxford comma, you may put a comma between ‘PE’ and ‘and’

It goes like this 👇🏻

‘He told us that he likes recess, PE, and library.”

Q: I'm going to take a 5-min recess from now on
A: I'm going to take a five minute break. This would make more sense.
Q: At recess time, the girls skip, or walk around and talk.
Could you please show me what is ”skip” mean in this context? この表現は自然ですか?
A: Wait I found a video!!
See what he is doing at the very beginning of the video.,
That’s skipping