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    How would you describe (nouns and verbs) someone who hardly ever go out anymone, for instance since he got married and have had two children etc. ?

    FRC

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    Wow, my bad, my question was definitely ill-phrased!

    I meant it to be:

    How would you describe someone who hardly ever go out anymone, for instance since he got married and have had two children etc. ? Is there any specific verb or noun to depict such a person?

    Incidentally you answer is interesting though!

    FRC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Wow, my bad, my question was definitely ill-phrased!

    I meant it to be:

    How would you describe someone who hardly ever go out anymone, for instance since he got married and have had two children etc. ? Is there any specific verb or noun to depict such a person?

    Incidentally you answer is interesting though!

    FRC
    I deleted it.

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    We can say that the person has become a 'hermit' in BE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    We can say that the person has become a 'hermit' in BE.
    I'm a homebody, but I am definitely neither a hermit nor a recluse.

    :D :wink:

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    He was asking about people who 'hradly ever' go out, so 'hermit' seemed to fit the bill. I didn't have you in mind.

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