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bellyache

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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bellyachebel‧ly‧ache1 /ˈbeli-eɪk/ noun [countable, uncountable] informal  MIa pain in your stomach syn stomachache
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bellyacheShe used to give you silverweed for freckles and camomile for bellyache.Foster parents were as likely as their wards to find a justifiable cause for bellyache.He was thinking about his terrible bellyache.The problem with such puddles, Rubberneck would suffer violent bellyaches and explosive diarrhoea.
bellyachebellyache2 verb [intransitive] informal  COMPLAINto complain a lot, especially about something unimportant syn whingebellyache about She never stops bellyaching about money.→ See Verb table
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bellyache aboutHe just sat there, bellyaching about the price of the tickets.
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Verb table
bellyache
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybellyache
he, she, itbellyaches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybellyached
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bellyached
he, she, ithas bellyached
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bellyached
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bellyache
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bellyached
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bellyaching
he, she, itis bellyaching
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you, we, theyare bellyaching
Past
I, he, she, itwas bellyaching
you, we, theywere bellyaching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bellyaching
he, she, ithas been bellyaching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bellyaching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bellyaching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bellyaching
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