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    Encolpius is offline Junior Member
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    every bone in my body is aching

    Hello, is it possible, correct, idiomatic to say:

    Every bone in my body is aching. (???)

    If I want to say all my body hurts.
    Or any other idea?

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: every bone in my body is aching

    Quote Originally Posted by Encolpius View Post
    Hello, is it possible, correct, idiomatic to say:

    Every bone in my body is aching. (???)

    If I want to say all my body hurts.
    Or any other idea?

    Thanks a lot.
    I ache all over.

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    Re: every bone in my body is aching

    We often say, "I'm aching in muscles I didn't know I had!"

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    Re: every bone in my body is aching

    Thanks so much!
    But is my sentence OK?

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    Re: every bone in my body is aching

    Quote Originally Posted by Encolpius View Post
    Hello, is it possible, correct, idiomatic to say:

    Every bone in my body is aching. (???)

    If I want to say all my body hurts.
    Or any other idea?

    Thanks a lot.
    Yes, that's often said. It's not anatomically correct, but it's idiomatic. I guess you can't have it all.

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    Re: every bone in my body is aching

    Quote Originally Posted by buggles View Post
    We often say, "I'm aching in muscles I didn't know I had!"
    That's because it's always damp and rainy where you are!

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