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    #1

    Guy eve teased a girl and got arrested.

    "There was a guy who eve teased a girl and got arrested. His parents tried to make the inspector that arrested him understand that he should be left or released but he didn't listen."

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    #2

    Re: Guy eve teased a girl and got arrested.

    "Eve teasing" would not generally be understood outside some Asian countries. I'd never heard of it. Apparently it means sexual harassment in the street.
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    Re: Guy eve teased a girl and got arrested.

    Yes, it's common in India unfortunately. It means sexual harassment of a female by a male in a public place.
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    Re: Guy eve teased a girl and got arrested.

    Eve is a proper noun, and the despicable practice you're writing about is a compound noun which should be hyphenated. Thus the term is Eve-teasing.
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    #5

    Re: Guy eve teased a girl and got arrested.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "There was a guy who eve teased a girl and got arrested. His parents tried to make the inspector that arrested him understand that he should be left or released but he didn't listen."
    Perhaps:

    His parents tried to make the inspector that arrested him understand that he should be released, but the inspector didn't listen.

    (Others here understand Eve-teasing better than I do, so I will let them address that.)

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    Re: Guy eve teased a girl and got arrested.

    Well, I've learnt a new phrase here today. I had never heard of it. (It's a shame that such a term is necessary, of course.)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Guy eve teased a girl and got arrested.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Well, I've learnt a new phrase here today. I had never heard of it. (It's a shame that such a term is necessary, of course.)
    It's even more of a shame that such despicable behavior has such a light, friendly-sounding name, which was given to it by its perpetrators. I don't know how long the term has been in use, but it came into the Western news a year or so ago when some brave Indian women began organizing to put a stop to it, beginning with getting law enforcement to consider it criminal.
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    #8

    Re: Guy eve teased a girl and got arrested.

    So essentially, this:
    A guy sexually harassed a woman on the street, and was arrested for it. This guy's parents, who were also sexist and apparently blamed the woman for simply being present, tried to convince the inspector that their son wasn't responsible for his disgusting behavior, but the inspector had enough decency to ignore their enabling behavior and did not release him.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #9

    Re: Guy eve teased a girl and got arrested.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Thus the term is Eve-teasing.
    Even hyphenated, it is a new term to me.

    Good on the inspector.

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    #10

    Re: Guy eve teased a girl and got arrested.

    It's a cultural thing, I suppose. Any woman by herself is fair game. As for the term itself, it seems to appear at least as often in the lower case as in the upper case.

    (The only "tempting" the biblical Eve did was nonsexual. She talked Adam into eating the forbidden fruit.)

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