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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY


toothache

noun
     
tooth‧ache [uncountable and countable]
MI a pain in a tooth:
I had terrible toothache all last night.
WORD FOCUS: pain WORD FOCUS: pain
pain in different parts of your body: headache, backache, toothache, earache, stomach ache, my leg/arm/neck etc hurts

to feel a lot of pain: be in agony

what you say when something hurts: ouch
pain

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pain
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