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    #1

    At the end of her tether

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    The class was so noisy and disruptive that a few minutes into her lesson, the teacher was at the end of her tether.

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    #2

    Re: At the end of her tether

    Sounds perfect to my ear.

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    #3

    Re: At the end of her tether

    "Rope" instead of "tether" in AmE.

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    #4

    Re: At the end of her tether

    How about a comma after that?

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