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    #1

    Where is the pain at.

    The patient: I have pain in my body.

    The doctor: "Where is the pain at or where is the pain exactly at?"

    Please check.

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    #2

    Re: Where is the pain at.

    "Where is the pain?" or "Where exactly is the pain?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Where is the pain at.

    Or Whereabouts is the pain?

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    #4

    Re: Where is the pain at.

    Note that "I have pain in my body" is not a natural statement. It's grammatically correct but it's not something a native would say.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: Where is the pain at.

    Exactly. Where else are you going to have pain? Sometimes I wish you could occasionally take it and put it in the cupboard, but it doesn't work that way.

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    #6

    Re: Where is the pain at.

    I would say: I feel pain in my stomach(instead of "body").
    I am not a teacher.

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    #7

    Re: Where is the pain at.

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    I would say: I feel pain in my stomach(instead of "body").
    Can we also say "I have pain in my hand, leg, eye, teeth or head?"

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    #8

    Re: Where is the pain at.

    We have specific expressions for pain in a few areas of the body: headache, backache, stomachache, earache and toothache (but not teethache).

    [With different meanings, there's 'heartache' (emotional hurt and not physical pain), and 'faceache'.]
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 29-Sep-2016 at 09:19.

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    Re: Where is the pain at.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Can we also say "I have pain in my hand, leg, eye, teeth or head?"
    I would use a pain, but with some of those, ache would work better.

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