Bea came out of the hospital

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I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

Bea came out of the hospital and stood on the steps. The pain in her chest were overwhelming; a knot was forming in her stomach; her legs felt heavy. David was lying in the hospital, fighting for his life. The prospect of losing him after more than 30 years of marriage caused her distress. Living alone until her death was the worst punishment imaginable.
 

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Pain is singular.

Bea should turn around and go to the emergency room (AmE) immediately. She may be suffering a myocardial infarction ("heart attack").
 

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I am wondering how do you call the wide steps which are outside large buildings like hospitals, theatres, music halls, and the similar. Do you call it simply "wide steps" or is there any special noun for it. I know that if they are inside they are called "stairs."
 

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They're just steps for me.
 

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I am wondering what you call the wide steps which are outside large buildings like hospitals, theatres, music halls, and the like. Do you call them simply "wide steps" or is there any special noun for them?. I know that if they are inside they are called "stairs."

They are just steps.
 

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They are just steps.
I wouldn't be surprised if there's an architectural term for them, but alas, everyday English has nothing better to offer.
 
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