picket vs. inspector

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jokaec

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Chinese - Hong Kong
When I was a kid, my older sister helped my mom check my homework. She came every a moment to see if I was doing my homework. She was like a little 'picket' or 'inspector'.

Are they both correct? Which word is more appropriate? Thank you!
 
  • Glasguensis

    Signal Modulation
    English - Scotland
    No, we would not use "picket" here.
    You could use "inspector", but you need to explain a bit further what kind of image you are trying to give of your sister.
     
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