This blog describes how to use the verb "hurt" to describe pain. It also explains how to explain the degrees of pain we feel and lists common have + noun collocations for describing pain.
To learn new words, most people look them up in the dictionary or translator. This is a good start. But the definition is only one aspect of a word that you need to know. To use the word correctly, you need to think about two other things: connotations, and collocations.
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