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    Hicupps

    "I am having hicupps" or "I have hicupps". What to say, if I am suffering (hope I can use suffering)from hicupps at the time of speaking.

    "If somebody has hicupps that means that person is being remembered by someone". Please check.

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    #2

    Re: Hicupps

    "I have hiccups."

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    #3

    Re: Hicupps

    tufguy, please edit your post to correct the spelling.

    I don't know what point you are making in your last example.

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    #4

    Re: Hicupps

    There have been people who have had hiccups for weeks. In those cases, I would use the word "suffering".

    Your last sentence is not scientific.

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    #5

    Re: Hicupps

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "I have hiccups".
    I am not a teacher.

    Note that the word can also be spelt 'hiccoughs', with no change in the pronunciation.

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    #6

    Re: Hicupps

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "I have hiccups."
    Or "I have the hiccups."

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    #7

    Re: Hicupps

    AmE also uses "I've got the hiccups", or "I've got a case of the hiccups".

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    #8

    Re: Hicupps

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "I am having hicupps hiccups" or "I have hicupps hiccups". What to can I/should I say (no comma here) if I am suffering (I hope I can use suffering) space required here from hicupps hiccups at the time of speaking.

    "If somebody has hicupps hiccups that means that person is being remembered by someone." Please check.
    Note my corrections above.

    I would say "I've got hiccups".

    I assume your final "hiccups" sentence is supposed to be some kind of claim that having hiccups is an indication that someone somewhere is remembering them or thinking about you. Grammatically you could use it but it is, of course, nonsense. It's up there with the idea that when your ears feel hot, it means someone is talking about you or that when the palm of your hand itches, you are going to come into some money. Tosh!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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