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    One who is fond of reading is called?

    My respected teachers,

    (1) Is there an individual word for a person who likes reading all the time or fond of reading any books to increase his knowledge or information?
    (2)
    ''Having learnt English I went to the UK.'' Correct?
    ''Having learnt English I will go to the UK.'' Correct?

    Thanks!


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    [QUOTE=untaught;529170]My respected teachers,

    (1) Is there an individual word for a person who likes reading all the time or fond of reading any books to increase his knowledge or information?

    this person is called a "book worm ".

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    Re: One who is fond of reading is called?

    Quote Originally Posted by untaught View Post
    My respected teachers,


    (2)
    ''Having learnt English I went to the UK.'' Correct?
    ''Having learnt English I will go to the UK.'' Correct?

    Thanks!
    Yes, both possible.

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    Re: One who is fond of reading is called?

    You could also use bibliophile if they collect or love then physical aspects of books.

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    Re: One who is fond of reading is called?

    Quote Originally Posted by untaught View Post
    My respected teachers,

    (1) Is there an individual word for a person who likes reading all the time or fond of reading any books to increase his knowledge or information?
    (2)
    ''Having learnt English I went to the UK.'' Correct?
    ''Having learnt English I will go to the UK.'' Correct?

    Thanks!
    This person is a Voracious Reader.

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    Re: One who is fond of reading is called?

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    This person is a Voracious Reader.
    And that's a veracious answer.

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    Re: One who is fond of reading is called?

    Quote Originally Posted by untaught View Post
    My respected teachers,

    (1) Is there an individual word for a person who likes reading all the time or fond of reading any books to increase his knowledge or information?
    (2)
    ''Having learnt English I went to the UK.'' Correct?
    ''Having learnt English I will go to the UK.'' Correct?

    Thanks!
    (1)This person is also called studious.
    (2) Your both sentences are fine.
    Keep it up!


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    Re: One who is fond of reading is called?

    An avid reader has his nose in a book.
    In my mother tongue we use 'book moth' for 'book worm'.

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