teacher's pet


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teach·er's pet

(tē′chərz)
n.
1. A student in special favor with a teacher.
2. One who has gained favor with an authority.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teacher's pet - the teacher's favorite student
darling, dearie, deary, ducky, favorite, favourite, pet - a special loved one
Translations

teacher's pet

n (fam, pej) → beniamino dell'insegnante
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This led to Peter being perceived as a teacher's pet, which Change in turn caused him to develop outstanding sprinting ability, which he used at playtime to avoid vengeful classmates eager to turn the tables on him.
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Besides, when we were in school it was a slightly wimpish teacher's pet kind of thing to get 77 marks in anything.
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I could understand it if it was to curry favour, but this largesse is distributed at the end of the school year so there is no chance to become a teacher's pet and receive course marks that reflect such status.
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It was just my mum because my cousins were not raised like that but then I became the example to emulate, which I hated because I felt like a teacher's pet," she said.