2. To have reality in one's life: Shakespeare’s character, Hamlet, pondered reality: "To be or not to be...".
The bee flew from flower to flower collecting pollen which would be made into honey.2. A get together or gathering of people for a specific purpose; such as, a competition between schools or the completion of a joint project: The sixth grade students won the spelling bee.
The women met once each month for a quilting bee.
A bee is an insect that teaches us two lessons: One is not to be idle and the other is not to get stung.
Dudley's teacher gave him an assignment to write a silly sentence or two. This is what Dudley wrote: "To be or not to be a bee, that is the question. Is it more painful to be stung by a bee or to be accidentally hit by a BB?"
One is not to be idle, and the other is not to get stung.