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    vil is offline VIP Member
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    Default pang

    Dear teachers,

    Would you share with me you opinion concerning the usage of the “pang” in the following sentences?

    Suddenly she felt a pang of pity.

    She felt pangs of conscience.

    Before I know where I was a pang of jealousy struck me.

    I felt a pang of guilt about the way she was treating him.

    pang = fit, attack, outburst

    Thanks for your efforts.

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    V

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    Default Re: pang

    Though I have never read nor heard 'pang' used in that sense, I fully understand the phrases. The meanings are clear. My favorite, 'pangs of conscience.'

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    pang = fit, attack, outburst
    There's a meatier definition here

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