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    girl hunting

    NAMPA
    Literally 'soft-type boys' I understand.
    I understand those are the boys who find
    pleasure in chasing girls most of the time.
    The verb form NAMPA-SURU is 'go girl hunting',
    'talk to girls on the street into dating',
    something like that.
    Are there any similar slang words in English?
    Thank you.

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    Re: girl hunting

    We tend not to think of those guys as 'soft'. We use hunting metaphors, like 'on the prowl'.


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    Re: girl hunting

    Thank you very much. Could we say "He is on the prowl for a girl"?

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