Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, Quiz, trooper or trouper
|Which is correct?
Ellen is a real _______, always doing whatever needs to be done to move a project along.
A trouper is someone who works hard for the good of an organization they belong to, such as a corporation. (A troupe is a group of performers and a trouper is someone who ensures that the show will go on.)
Trooper, on the other hand, usually refers to a soldier or a policeman.