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    teacher speech

    Do teachers use the plural or singular when talking to the class?


    Open your textbook
    Open your textbooks


    Lets go over the answer to the test
    Lets go over the answers to the test

    You(everyone in the class) will get a picture
    Please remember your(everyone in the class) pictures
    Please remember your(everyone in the class) picture

    each person has only one picture so should picture be singular but there are many students

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    Re: teacher speech

    Teacher to class:
    Please open your textbooks.
    Let's go over the answers to the test.
    Remember that everyone gets a picture.








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