YES! Plagiarism IS stealing. 

Plagiarism comes from the root word "kidnap" which means to take away illegally by force

Plagiarism NY online Virtual Library 0010-b

Think about it! --Are you:

  • kidnapping (copying) someone else's work and claiming it as your own?
  • Intentionally copying and pasting to save time?
  • Using someone's word without crediting them?
  • Using an idea which came from some other source?
  • Switching one or two words and thinking that is enough?

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