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For the past two weeks, we've been talking about doctors, patients, and the important work they do together. Well, just when the WordMaster thought it might be time to move on to another topic, he developed some brand new symptoms that require immediate attention - and all-new editions!

Today's Lesson
PAIN   痛み


  • Pain (uncountable noun) or “a pain” (countable) is an unpleasant feeling in a part of your body, such as when you cut yourself, when you break a bone, or when you are sick.

    The adjective form is painful.
  • pain (数えられない名詞)または、a pain (数えられる名詞)は、体の一部に生じる不快な感覚、つまり、痛みのことです。例えば、どこかを切ったり、骨を折ったり、病気になったりしたときに感じるものです。

    形容詞は painful で、痛い、という意味になります。



  1. I have a lot of pain in my lower back, so I try not to do much lifting.
  2. (dentist to patient)
    I'll give you a shot of something so that you won't feel any pain while I work on the tooth.
  3. Why don't you see a doctor? Maybe he can give you some medicine to help ease (= reduce) the pain.
  4. I've been having terrible stomach pains for months.
  5. I think I may have broken a bone. It's very painful.
  6. She wore her new shoes all day and developed a painful blister on her foot.

英会話レッスンWe'll bring you more pain relief tomorrow!