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    He had a pain in his side

    In the sentence "He had a pain in his side" is it clear that it is "his right side" or "his left side" ?

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    Last edited by Rover_KE; 15-Jan-2017 at 23:06. Reason: Capping 'He'.

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    Re: He had a pain in his side

    No. It could mean either side. If we cared which side it was, we'd have to ask.

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