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desk /desk/ noun [countable]

میز تحریر
Synonyms: escritoire, secretaire, secretary, writing desk
Related Words: lectern, reading desk

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

desk S2 W2 /desk/ noun [countable]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Medieval Latin; Origin: desca, from Latin discus 'dish, disk']

1. a piece of furniture like a table, usually with drawers in it, that you sit at to write and work:
Marie was sitting at her desk.

2. a place where you can get information or use a particular service in a hotel, airport etc:
the reception desk
the check-in desk

3. an office that deals with a particular subject, especially in newspapers or television
the news/sports desk

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. type of table
ADJ. big, enormous, high, huge, large, vast | leather-topped | antique | empty The empty desk suggested she had already gone home.
cluttered, untidy | writing | office, school
VERB + DESK sit at | get up from He got up from his desk and went to the window.
clear My desk gets very cluttered if I don't clear it at the end of each day.
arrive on, land on A very strange request landed on my desk this morning.
DESK + NOUN drawer | diary, lamp | job
PREP. at a/the ~ He was sitting at his desk working when we got home.
behind a/the ~ The manager sat frowning behind his desk throughout the whole interview.
on a/the ~ I left the file on your desk.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. place in a building where a service is provided
ADJ. front, reception Leave your valuables at the reception desk.
cash, check-in, enquiry/enquiries, help, information, support She paid for the book at the cash desk. Staff experiencing problems with their computers should ring the help desk.
DESK + NOUN clerk
PREP. at the … ~ There was a long queue at the check-in desk.
on the … ~ We asked the man on the information desk for a map of the city.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


How come your desk is always so tidy?
cluttered (=covered with papers, books etc in an untidy way)
His desk is so cluttered he can't find anything.
empty (=that no one is using)
There are one or two empty desks in the office.
a school desk
The children are at their school desks by 8:30 in the morning.
an office desk
I got back from holiday to find piles of papers on my office desk.
a writing desk (=that you use for writing letters etc)
Under the window was a small writing desk.
a wooden/mahogany/rosewood etc desk
He sat at a plain wooden desk.
sit at a desk
I don't want to do a job in which I'm sitting at a desk all day.
get up from your desk
He got up from his desk to welcome the visitors.
tidy your desk
I need to tidy my desk.
clear your desk (=remove all the papers etc from it)
It's a good idea to clear your desk regularly.
a desk job (=working mostly at a desk in an office)
He left his desk job to become a gardener.
a desk drawer
I think I left my car keys in the desk drawer.
a desk lamp
Don't forget to switch off the desk lamp.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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