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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TEACHER

He might even qualify for some distinction in it with such a teacher!

Along the road from Sils came the teacher leaning on his staff.

They began at once to think of whom they should inquire,—of the teacher, or of the grandmother.

For this the teacher brought out his old fiddle and tuned it.

The teacher stood looking at the child in great surprise and some displeasure.

And the teacher opened the door, and took his fiddle from its place on the wall.

And, Rico, think about the teacher, and do not forget what he has done for you: he is very ill.

The teacher sunk into a chair, and put his spectacles on his nose.

A teacher should have no favorites, but I must confess to a strong liking for your son.

"A stubborn rebel, this boy," said the teacher, now losing his temper.

WORD ORIGIN

"one who teaches," c.1300; agent noun from teach (v.). It was used earlier in a sense of "index finger" (late 13c.). Teacher's pet attested from 1856.

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