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    enduring pain

    "The careless doctor simply told me to endure pain."

    Can anyone tell me more idiomatic word or phrase to replace "endure" in the sentence above?

    Thanks

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    Re: enduring pain

    He told me to put up with it.

    He told me to grin and bear it.

    'Uncaring' is better than 'careless' here.

    Rover

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