Can 'teach' be the short form of 'teacher'?

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Can 'teach' be the short form of teacher?

In the animation 'Wizards', the girl says to the man ' Good work, teach.
Does 'teach' mean teacher here?
 

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Can 'teach' be the short form of teacher?

Yes. In very casual American usage youngsters sometimes address their teacher as teach. I wouldn't expect this abbreviation in other contexts.
 

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Yeah. He's kind of teacher.
 

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[STRIKE]Yeah[/STRIKE] Yes. He's kind of a teacher.

Please stick to standard English words on the forum. What do you mean by "kind of a teacher"?
 

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It's not a standard form, so I wouldn't use it in most contexts, but that is what it means.
 
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