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    Default Undergo vs suffer.

    Hello, teachers!
    Her mother was seriously ill. She was about to ________ a major operation.
    A. spend
    B. undergo
    C. suffer
    D. receive
    The key is B, but why isn't C chosen, please?

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    Default Re: Undergo vs suffer.

    Because we don't usually 'suffer' operations.
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    Default Re: Undergo vs suffer.

    You undergo an operation. As a result, you might suffer some pain or discomfort afterwards. You were probably suffering from something which caused a medical problem in order to require an operation.
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