417 – Hurt, Injure, Pain, & Painful

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Injuring yourself is not a fun thing, but just in case you have that problem when you are living or traveling overseas, it’s a good idea to be able to talk about that situation in English. A lot of English learners get confused using the words hurt, injure, pain and painful, so for today’s English lesson, let’s look at how we can use these words.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • I hurt my back when I was working in the garden.
  • Jack hurt his arm when he was lifting weights at the gym.
  • If you’re not careful using that knife, you’ll hurt yourself.
  • My stomach hurts.
  • I did a lot of work in the garden and my back hurts.
  • Jack said his arm hurts from lifting weights at the gym.
  • Touching a hot dish hurts.
  • Walking barefoot on the street hurts. I need to put on my shoes.
  • Don’t squeeze my hand so hard. It hurts!
  • Touching a hot dish hurts or touching a hot dish is painful.
  • Walking barefoot on the street is painful. I need to put on my shoes.
  • Don’t squeeze my hand so hard. It’s painful!
  • I have a little stomach pain from eating that spicy food.
  • I did a lot of work in the garden and I have muscle pain.
  • Jack said he has back pain from lifting weights at the gym.

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