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    wisdom tooth

    Hi,

    Is ''She feels pain in her wisdom tooth'' correct?

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    Re: wisdom tooth

    Yes, although you will also hear 'a pain'.

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    Re: wisdom tooth

    It's correct if she has only one wisdom tooth.

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    Re: wisdom tooth

    How about Her wisdom tooth hurts?

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    Re: wisdom tooth

    I did not read "her wisdom tooth" to suggest that she only had one. Does "I have a pain in my foot" mean that I only have one?

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    Re: wisdom tooth

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I did not read "her wisdom tooth" to suggest that she only had one. Does "I have a pain in my foot" mean that I only have one?
    Good point- she could have up to four, but only feel pain in one.

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