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Definición de “pain” en inglés

pain

noun [C or U] uk   /peɪn/ us  
A2 a feeling of physical suffering caused by injury or illness: Her symptoms included abdominal pain and vomiting. Are you in (= suffering from) pain? She was in constant pain. These tablets should help to ease the pain. I felt a sharp pain in my foot. He's been suffering various aches and pains for years. B2 emotional or mental suffering: It's a film about the pains and pleasures of parenthood. The parents are still in great pain over the death of their child.

pain

verb [T] uk   /peɪn/ formal us  
If something pains you, it causes you to feel sad and upset: [+ to infinitive] It pains me to see animals being mistreated.
(Definition of pain from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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