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    #1

    Is this clear?

    Jack: What does the pain feel like?
    Jackson: Like that being attacked by acute heart pain.


    I wonder whether the expression "that being attacked by acute heart pain" is clear and natural.

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    Re: Is this clear?

    Not to me- Like acute heart pain would do the job, though.

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    Re: Is this clear?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Not to me- Like acute heart pain would do the job, though.
    Agree, or "like that of being attacked etc."

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