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gopher

and gofer (ˈgofɚ)
1. n. someone who goes for things and brings them back. (From go for.) You got a gopher who can go get some coffee?
2. n. a dupe; a pawn; an underling. The guy’s just a gofer. He has no say in anything.

gofer

verb
See gopher
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More recently, Chancellor Gordon Brown was off to America to deliver words of wisdom about the euro to Mr Murdoch's gofers and lap-dogs.
A club source said the gofers made sure stars' lives ran smoothly off the pitch.
No, no, don't help me, I don't need assistants or gofers.
There were gofers for lugging the gear, people flown out specially to comb the stars' hair, others to make tea as well as a small army of publicists.
THE new chairman of the BBC, Gavyn Davies, is not so much a Tony crony as the husband of one of Gordon's gofers.
For starters, sex is an understood accommodation between anyone with the slightest smidgen of clout and the 20-something gofers hurtling up and down the Croisette, their arms bursting with party invites, hoping that they will be included.
I flirted with the cameraman, I flirted with the soundman, I flirted with the gofers and caterers.