Definition of plagiarism is broad and contains elements like how you cannot copy the ideas or persons writings of a person without the permission and proper citation. Elements that are included in plagiarism include copying the idea, writings, conversation and song etc. whenever someone uses this kind of information it is suggested to properly cite the sources and acknowledge the work of the author. Citation is important because it is the responsibility of the user to give credit to other researchers on their efforts and ideas. Another factor of citing the resources is to give the idea to the reader about the sources so they can track that work and give a detail analysis about it. This was connected to what I did and was caught by the teacher. I misunderstood the definition and scope of plagiarism and used the work of my friend. If people start using the ideas of others without acknowledging them, then it will be easy for the people to copy and difficult for the people to produce.