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    Red face one who does the home assignment for other

    How do we call one who does the home assignment for other, like making essay.....

    eg. May is busy, so Jo helps her to finish all her home assignment. Then Jo
    is a ____________


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    Default Re: one who does the home assignment for other

    Cheat?

    I don't know of a word specifically for this purpose - I'd just say 'helper' or 'assistant'. There are words like 'clerk' and 'secretary' (both of which are usually paid); and a disabled person can have an "amanuensis". But that's pretty obscure, and wouldn't apply anyway in your case.

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    Default Re: one who does the home assignment for other

    There's also the term "ghost writer", but that applies to books written 'by' celebrities who wouldn't know which way round to hold a pen.

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    Default Re: one who does the home assignment for other

    There's also the term "ghost writer", but that applies to books written 'by' celebrities who wouldn't know which way round to hold a pen.


    What does it mean of which way round to hold a pen?

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    Default Re: one who does the home assignment for other

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    There's also the term "ghost writer", but that applies to books written 'by' celebrities who wouldn't know which way round to hold a pen.


    What does it mean of which way round to hold a pen?

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    It means they've no idea of how to write.

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