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    Lightbulb the expression 'grown-up baby'

    When do you use the expression 'grown-up baby'?

    Thanks in advance.


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    Re: the expression 'grown-up baby'

    Quote Originally Posted by planet View Post
    When do you use the expression 'grown-up baby'?

    Thanks in advance.
    MY gut reaction is: never. They are mutually exclusive terms, are baby and grown-up. Unless we do not want to refer to the biological age, but the baby's maturity.


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    Re: the expression 'grown-up baby'

    Quote Originally Posted by planet View Post
    When do you use the expression 'grown-up baby'?

    Thanks in advance.
    When an adult behaves like a child in a fit of anger, or reacts to a situation as if he/she was still a child.

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