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  1. anupumh's Avatar
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    Question Are these sentences correct?

    Hi,

    Are these sentences correct and if not what would be the correct form?

    She was having a bad dream.

    She is having a headache.

    Thanks

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    Re: Are these sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Hi,

    Are these sentences correct and if not what would be the correct form?

    She was having a bad dream. This is fine.

    She is having a headache. We don't use the continuous form for things like "headache" I know it would be widely used in India, but we would usually say "She has a headache".

    Thanks
    Bhai.

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