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    Default headache or a headache

    1- We have a headache.
    2- We have headache.

    Which one is correct?

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    Default Re: headache or a headache

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post



    I know it's definition but my question is if 2 persons at the same time
    want to tell that they have a headache; do they say it with "a' or without "a"?

    1- We have a headache.
    2- We have headache.

    For me I feel no.1 is the correct. But I want to make sure.

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    Default Re: headache or a headache

    I am not a native person, but in my poor opinion, neither is correct, because the noun 'headache' is countable, namely, it should be ''we have headaches''. You can make sure if you google something like this 'we have headaches.....'. I give you a link also : Why do humans have headaches? (see Lecture section also)

    I hope you find it useful.

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    Default Re: headache or a headache

    Quote Originally Posted by love-you-mom View Post
    1- We have a headache.
    2- We have headache.

    Which one is correct?
    Neither is correct.

    'We both have headaches.'

    Rover

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    Default Re: headache or a headache

    Or, "We both have a headache".
    Analogous to "We both had a glass of beer" - It doesn't mean we had the same one.

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