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    I was just reading through some of my old school stuff and found an old reference from a school teacher.

    Within it, it said: 'I had the privilege of being XXXXXX's teacher...'.

    I am really sorry if this is an obvious question but I in particular struggle with interpreting these things, but, what does 'privilege' mean in this context? Is this a nice thing to put in a reference?
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    Yes it's really nice! They're essentially saying that they were glad to be your teacher, they enjoyed being your teacher, or that they were happy that they had the opportunity to teach you, if that makes sense.
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    Please can I have some more responses on this as I am still thinking about this.
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    okay what other context would it possibly be in? just google it or something man
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    It's a good thing. It means your teacher was happy to have you in their class.

    Priviledge is almost always a good thing, unless it's preceded by a race, gender or class. But that's complicated and I don't want to start a flame-war...
 
 
 
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