Maybe my definition of help is skewed, but to me it means cooperation to meet a goal, or some element of teamwork. But is there a word or phrase for the action of (or the person) asking for help, but in reality wanting you to do the whole thing for them?

  • Sounds like they are asking for favor.
    – Skooba
    Aug 27, 2020 at 20:04

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You could call him a moocher.

Moocher (noun): one who exploits the generosity of others : a person who mooches off others.

(Shiftless or indolent could also be used.)

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