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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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toothachetooth‧ache /ˈtuːθ-eɪk/ ●●● S3 noun [countable, uncountable]  MIa pain in a tooth I’ve got toothache. I had terrible toothache all last night.
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toothacheBut a toothache can be a singularly uncomfortable experience.Or what if he gets a toothache or needs an appendectomy or is bringing some incurable tropical disease over here with him?There would be no Felipe to spring to her aid when she had an accident or a toothache.I had just enough sense to appreciate that as a pain it rated no higher than a toothache.A toothache would be a better experience.The dentist can not see my toothache, only my ailing tooth.A kind of toothache shot down my spine and into my right leg whenever I took a step.Sometimes during a science test, his head would snap up as quickly as if he had a sudden toothache.got toothacheThey tell me he's got toothache and tummy ache from eating too many sweets.
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