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    #1

    teacher's desk

    Hi, which expression is right?

    1) in the classroom THERE IS a computer
    2) in the classroom IS a computer

    3) there is a teacher'S desk
    4) there is a teacher desk
    5)there is a teachers' desk

    Thanks Rip

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    Re: teacher's desk

    Of 1 and 2, use the first, but more natural: There is a computer in the classroom.

    Of the others: one teacher. So, you should know the rule by now: one teacher's desk, two teachers' desks.

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    Re: teacher's desk

    Thanks for your help.
    The desk is one but it is used by several teachers. in italy students remain from the begging to the nd of the school day in the same room; teachers change classroom each time; so how would you call their desk?
    Rip

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    Re: teacher's desk

    In that case, you can call it either the teacher's desk or the teachers' desk. Only one teacher at a time uses it.


    (Note: beginning, not begging)

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