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    The teacher wrote off the student as stupid.

    Hi!
    Could you please tell me whether "off" can be used in both positions?
    1)The teacher wrote off the student as stupid.
    2)The teacher wrote the student off as stupid.
    When there is a pronoun instead of a noun, should I put "off" after the pronoun?
    -The teacher wrote him off asstupid.

    Can I also say "The teacher wrote him off as being stupid?"

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    Re: The teacher wrote off the student as stupid.

    Yes to all the above. "write off"is a separable phrasal verb.

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    Re: The teacher wrote off the student as stupid.

    Quote Originally Posted by Crowned 91 View Post
    When there is a pronoun instead of a noun, should I put "off" after the pronoun?
    -The teacher wrote him off as stupid.
    Yes. We don't normally say 'The teacher wrote off him as stupid', though it is possible in some contexts.

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