Cheating happens when someone breaks rules or lies. Cheating can be done in many ways. Some students cheat on a test by copying someone else's answers and writing secret notes. This is can get them kicked out of school. People who break the rules of a game are cheating. For example, if someone holds the ball when playing soccer, they are cheating.
Laws[change | edit source]
Local and national governments have laws. If someone breaks the law, they can be punished. If someone cheats in a way that is not illegal, they cannot be punished by law. Some common punishments include jail and fines.
Regulations[change | edit source]
Organizations, such as schools, can have rules. Rules are not laws, but people can still be punished for breaking a rule.