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    hurting = paining

    Can I say,

    My hands are hurting.
    My legs are hurting.
    My face are hurting.

    I mean "hurting" = "paining" in this context.

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    Re: hurting = paining

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    Can I say,

    My hands are hurting.
    My legs are hurting.
    My face are hurting.

    I mean "hurting" = "paining" in this context.
    Yes. except for the third one, which should be: My face is hurting

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    Re: hurting = paining

    Quote Originally Posted by Caorthine View Post
    Yes. except for the third one, which should be: My face is hurting
    - but (if this was your question) you can't use 'paining'.

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