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Harry has been enduring considerable back pain for a number of years.
I’m having terrible pains in my chest.
The fresh air had done nothing to ease the pain Kelly felt in her head.
An old injury was causing him intense pain.
He heard Leo scream in pain.
I don’t think she’s in any pain.
It was a sharp pain, on his left side, below his ribs.
Dealing with the subject sensitively can help prevent a lot of pain.
The incident must have caused my parents great pain.
He had no idea of the pain he had inflicted on her.
He found it hard to cope with the pain of being separated from his children.
I told her under pain of death not to tell the police anything about the murder.
This is the American English definition of pain. View British English definition of pain.
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