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    cannot suffer/suffer from the cold weather

    This plant cannot (= is not able/possible to) suffer/suffer from the cold weather.

    Are 'suffer' and 'suffer from' suitable for this sentence? Would 'bear' and 'stand' work better?

    Could I ask native speakers to help me please? Thank you in advance.

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    Re: cannot suffer/suffer from the cold weather

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    This plant cannot (= is not able/possible to) suffer/suffer from the cold weather.

    Are 'suffer' and 'suffer from' suitable for this sentence? Would 'bear' and 'stand' work better?

    Could I ask native speakers to help me please? Thank you in advance.
    You could say, 'This plant cannot suffer the cold weather' but it's a bit formal and dated, 'bear' could be used but more natural would be 'stand'.

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