sore adjective Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “sore” - Learner’s Dictionary

sore

adjective
 
 
/sɔːr/
B1 painful, especially when touched: a sore throat/knee Her eyes were red and sore.Pain and painful
sore point/spot/subject a subject that causes disagreement or makes people angry when it is discussed: Money is a bit of a sore point with him at the moment. →  See also stick/stand out like a sore thumb Arguing and disagreeing
(Definition of sore adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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