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    English expression

    In order to avoid any misunderstanding which could lead to an involuntary sexual connotation, can you help me with the following:
    If we wish to express that a women suffers discomfort from the heat in the summer time, I believe it is not appropriate to say that she is hot as this may have a sexual connotation.
    I understand it is correct to say that a women is cold, when suffiring from a cold temperature, but inappropriate to say that she is hot when a warm temperature causes her discomfort.
    Having said that, what is the appropriate way to say express this idea ?
    Thank you very much

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    Re: English expression

    If she is hot for over-much external heat, then she is hot. Any connotation is in your mind.

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