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    MeyaN is offline Member
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    Can "I am having a bad headache" be a substitute ...

    Can "I am having a bad headache" be a substitute for "I am suffering from a bad head ache"?

    Should it be "I have a bad headache"?

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    Re: Can "I am having a bad headache" be a substitute ...

    All three versions are possible. I prefer No.1.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: Can "I am having a bad headache" be a substitute ...

    I prefer No. 3.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Can "I am having a bad headache" be a substitute ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I prefer No. 3.
    So do I.

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    Re: Can "I am having a bad headache" be a substitute ...

    "I have a bad headache" is the most common and natural way of expressing a current state of health.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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