Meaning: an experienced and trusted guide or advisor; also a verb
- My mentor taught me everything I know about writing.
- My uncle mentored me in martial arts. Now I have a black belt in Judo.
Origin: In ancient Greek mythology, Mentor was Odysseus's friend. In Homer's epic poem Odyssey, Mentor advises Telemachus (Odysseus's son) on several personal issues.
Which of the following is an example of a mentor?
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Contributor: Tara Benwell