Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Desk"

The meaning of "Desk" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I push away from the desk, settling back in the chair and swinging my feet up, resting my socked heels against the wooden surface.

swinging my feet up, resting my socked heels against the wooden surface?? mean?
A: This means that the person is moving into a more relaxed, informal posture. They’re moving their legs up, and placing their feet on top of their desk.

In a public space, this would be considered rude. But in someone’s own home, it may be a more comfortable sitting position for them.
Q: What does came across my desk mean?
A: it can also mean that you received something (usually in a work setting), on your desk (but it doesn’t always mean it was literally on your desk).

“It came across my desk” is a similar phrase to “I received it” but it is used in a more specific context.

For example: “Those documents came across my desk last week.” or “That information came across my desk last week.”
It can also work if you receive a work email or digital information on your computer (which is usually found on your desk).
“Those files came across my desk yesterday.”

Q: What does I want off my desk. mean?
A: It means I want to figure out this case and get it done
Q: What does desk mean?
A: It's a furniture. Like a table, but smaller. Most used at writing or reading something.
Q: What does All the desks were shoved out into the hall mean?
A: All of the the desks had been removed from the classroom and pushed (shoved) into the hallway.

Example sentences using "Desk"

Q: Please show me example sentences with desk : $500
I have : $480

I am a little short of money.

is this natural?.
A: I think the correct way would be “I’m a little short ON money” :) I don’t know why though haha!
Q: Please show me example sentences with desk.
A: When I do my school work, I sit at my desk.
My computer is on top of my desk.
I bought my desk from ikea. (lol)

Synonyms of "Desk" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between desk and table ?
A: A desk is usually smaller and it is what you would use for studying or when you are at school.
A table is usually bigger and is used when having dinner for example.
Q: What is the difference between no desk and no desks ?
A: “There are no desks in this room!” Is something you might say if you were expecting more than one desk in the room.
“There is no desk in this room!” is something you might say if you were expecting only one desk in the room.
Q: What is the difference between desk and table ?
A: Table to me is more for what you can eat on such as a Coffee Table, or a dinner table.
While desk would be used for more work/study required activities like school desk, computer desk, and thats all I can think of at the moment.
Q: What is the difference between desk and table ?
A: the first impression that comes to mind for me is I work at a desk but eat at a table.

But I'm sure that's not a hard rule and you can do either action on whatever.
Q: What is the difference between They have their desk. and They have their desks. ?
A: Jane and John have their desk - they have a desk - one desk.
Jane and John have their desks - Jane has a desk and John has a desk - they have their desks - two desks.

Translations of "Desk"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? desk
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ​‎Is it naturally to say"He is just back to desk now. Should I transfer your call to him so you can ask him directly."
A: He is just back to THE desk now.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? There is also a desk to realize work in laptop and in the printer.
A: There is also a desk to work in/with my laptop and use the printer (También hay un escritorio donde trabajar en/con mi laptop y usar la impresora)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Under that desk stored a lot of stuff.I screamed and stomped my legs for about 10 seconds.She even didn’t want to go downstairs where the accident happened.
A: If they're somehow connected, then yes, they're weird. But if not:
Under that desk is stored a lot of stuff.
I screamed and stomped my feet for about 10 seconds.
She didn't want to go downstairs where the accident had happened.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How many desk are there in your house?
A: How many desks do you have in your house?

Other questions about "Desk"

Q: which one is better to call the desk in the hall of a hotel between "concierge desk" and "front desk"?
A: @tjstkdn You can call them that as well at a hospital and airport
Q: I do some desk work in the morning, then I get down to machine shop work. does this sound natural?
A: So you could say "then I get started on the machine work" or "then I start machining parts"
Q: I'm not always on the desk. does this sound natural?
A: I'm not always at my desk./I'm not always at the desk.
Q: This desk is about to die. You should buy a new one instead of this. does this sound natural?
A: @BuddyPretty_206 Oh, then in that case, your sentence should be, 'This desk is falling to pieces. You should buy a new one instead of continuing to use this.'
Q: 'It's UNDER the desk, not ON the desk' does this sound natural?
A: You've worked really hard on your pronunciation! I teach English in Japan, so I can tell you're working hard =)

Of course, R is hard, but emphasize R more in "under." Also, since you're stressing that it's UNDER the desk not ON the desk, the stress for UNDER should go up and ON should go down.

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