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    Stepford?

    Victoria:I know it sounds lame, but I actually think that Ted might be The One. That's pretty hard to walk away from.

    Robin:Well, I don't know. I'd feel a little Stepford turning down a huge opportunity to chase some guy I'd only known two months.



    Why does Robin say "a little Stepford"? What does that mean?
    Also, I have learned that after the verb 'feel' there should be an adjective, but there is a noun. Could explain that please?


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    Re: Stepford?

    You need to know about

    The Stepford Wives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    The term "Stepford wife", which is often used in popular culture, stemmed from the novel, and is usually a reference to a submissive and docile housewife.
    She would feel as if she was acting like a Stepford wife, or as if she had turned into a Stepford wife. It's a verbal shorthand.

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