Would using an idea from an answer be considered plagiarism?





I asked a question for an idea on an attention getter for my essay. If i used the attention getter they gave me would that plagiarizing? could i get in trouble for that?



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2 Answers to “Would using an idea from an answer be considered plagiarism?”

  1. wing-tai says:

    no. plagiarism comes into play when you copy published works and claim them as your own. you can use an idea from a discussion with no problem.

  2. undrugged says:

    if your using the main ideas of a work, it is not plagiarism. Only if you take the direct information from a work and reuse it AS YOUR OWN is it plagiarism. You can even copy and paste it if you cite your source.