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    The verb for 'a student not wanting to pay attention in class and lie on the table'

    is there a verb for this? Not exactly 'sleeping' on the table because the student may not be asleep.
    It's very common in classrooms I'm sure. I know teachers would tell these students to 'sit up straight' but what are the possible phrases to describe this students' behaviour which shows they lack interest? THANKS

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    Re: The verb for 'a student not wanting to pay attention in class and lie on the tabl

    Don't slump over the desk.
    Don't slouch over the desk.
    Don't slouch in your seat.

    I'm picturing them looking like THIS. Is that what you had in mind?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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