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    Red face I went to the teacher and libarian.

    Hi everyone, is this sentence correct?

    Yesterday I went to the teacher, and librarian. They give me some books.


    Note: The teacher and the librarian are two different people.
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    Re: I went to the teacher and libarian.

    Quote Originally Posted by subhajit123 View Post
    Yesterday, I went to the teacher and to the librarian. They give me some book.
    If you got more than one book, say "They gave me some books."

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    Re: I went to the teacher and libarian.

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    If you got more than one book, say "They gave me some books."
    Why does my grammar book say :Yesterday, I went to the teacher and libarian. He gave me some books. Does it mean the teacher and librarian are the same person?
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    Re: I went to the teacher and libarian.

    The whole thing is fairly unnatural. "I went to the teacher" is an odd sentence. I would expect to find "I went to see the teacher" or "I went to visit the teacher". If the teacher is also the librarian but you were going to see him in his capacity as librarian, just call him the librarian.

    I went to see the librarian. He gave me some books.
    I went to see the teacher. He gave me some books.

    If it's important, for some reason, to make it clear that he has two jobs, I'd use something like:
    I went to see the librarian (who is also a teacher). He gave me some books.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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