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    IDioms

    what do these phrases mean??
    1) to take credit for something you haven't done
    2 ) too keep your ayes on you paper
    3) to copy something word for word

    this expression are realted with academic dishonesty.

    thank you in advance

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    what do these phrases mean??
    1) to take credit for something you haven't done
    This means to accept praise for a task that you didn't perform. For example, if an employee does all the research to find out the copyright laws involved in using a specific song for a project, his manager should not take the credit for getting the clearance when the president of the company congratulates him. If he's taking the credit for something he hasn't done, he'll accept the president's praise. If he does the right thing, he'll say something like "I couldn't have accomplished this without the assistance of __________."

    2 ) too keep your ayes on you paper
    When students are taking an exam or test and don't know an answer, they might sneak a glance at the test paper of the person sitting next to them. If the teacher catches them doing this, they'll announce "Keep your eyes on your own paper."

    3) to copy something word for word
    This is plagiarism. It means to submit someone else's words under your own name. It could be something as simple as copying an entry from the Encyclopedia Britannica for a school assignment. But instead of interpreting the information from the encyclopedia and writing it in his own words, the student simply writes down exactly what is published in the book.

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