be hurting• Martha's going through a divorce and really hurting right now.• When Mary left, I knew how much you were hurting.• Tony has a car, a country clubmembership - he's not hurting.• A lot of people are hurting.• As the recessiondeepened into slump, the people tried to tell their government they were hurting.• Plus, I was hurt, my legwas hurting.• She was tired, and her arms and back were hurting.• What must be hurting him today is that others did not have the courage to do the same to him.• They told him his protestwas hurting his cause.• However, critics say in doing so, Congressis hurting the poorest of the poor.
7something won’t/doesn’t hurtspokenSHOULD/OUGHT TO said when you think someone should do something or that something is a good idea 做某事也无妨
The house looks pretty good, but a fresh paint job wouldn’t hurt either.
Be careful because this chemical will make your skin burn.
His eyes were burning because of the gas.
pinch if something you are wearing pinches you, it is too tight and presses painfully on your skin 〔身上的衣物〕夹痛，挤痛〔皮肤〕
The shirt was a bit too small and it was pinching my neck.
something is killing me spoken informal used when something feels very painful 某物让我痛得要命
My legs are killing me.
These shoes are killing me.
a bad back/leg/arm etc if you have a bad back/leg/arm etc, it feels painful 背/腿/胳膊等痛
He’s off work with a bad back.
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hurt• My feethurt.• My neck felt stiff and my shoulder hurt.• I fell and banged my knee, and it really hurts.• Dan was a good man. He'd never hurt anyone deliberately.• Most companies have been hurt by the economicslowdown.• I would never do anything to hurt her.• It is going to hurt him here.• The fact that his parents take little interest in his life hurts him more than he admits.• Nick's hurt his back, and the doctor says he will have to rest for a few weeks.• It won't hurt, I promise.• It really hurt me that Troy didn't even bother to introduce me.• It hurts me to think that you still don't trust me.• Let go of my arm! You're hurting me!• Stop it - you're hurting me.• I wanted to sit down, 'cause my leg was really hurting me.• I can't go running this week - I've hurt my foot.• It hurts my knees to run.• Put the stick down, Terry. You might hurt someone with it.• Sammy! Don't throwstones, you'll hurt someone.• Charlton coped easily defensively, knowing that Boro lacked the pace to hurt them.• Did it hurt when they stuck the needle in?• That's a sharp knife. Be careful you don't hurt yourself.
hurt your arm/leg/nose etc• Leroy looked at me and snorted, as if the sight of me hurt his nose.• It hurt his arm a little.• The man had hurt his leg, and was lying on the couch in a corner.• It hurt her arms but had no effect on the android.
hurt like hell• I know he lost his legs first, and then his fingers-he diedalone and it hurt like hell.• I was able to breathe only with the utmostdifficulty, and my arm hurt like hell.• He forgets that the water hurts like hell, and dying in it is no reward for living this life.• My foreheadhurt like hell and my body was bruised all over, but no bones were broken.• It hurt like hell but he was damned if he was going to let the gunmanescape.
hurt ... feelings• Don't be afraid of hurting his feelings.• He could hardly turn her down, it would hurt her feelings.• I hoped it wouldn't hurt his feelings.• She is always mean to me, and hurts my feelings.• The reason I say this is not to hurt your feelings.• It may mean heatedarguments, harsh words and hurt feelings, but once the air is cleared everyone will feel better.• But it hurt my feelings, do you see?• It hurt my feelings very very badly.
2UPSETvery upset or unhappy because someone has said or done something unkind, dishonest, or unfair 〔感情上〕受伤害的，痛苦的
Rachel felt hurt and betrayed.
He’s no good for you, Jenny. You’ll only get hurt again.
his hurt pride
She wore a hurt expression on her face.
Alice was deeply hurt that she hadn’t been invited.
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hurt• I've been through it all before, and I felt sure you were going to get hurt.• I don't want anybody to get hurt.• In part two: Hard Cheese.Bankholidaytradition leaves twelve hurt.• None of the children have been seriously hurt.• Jackson was said to be 'deeply hurt' by the newspaper reports about him.• a hurtexpression• The lightningbolt hit the house in Kingsteignton, south Devon, but no-one was hurt, said police.• Gretta was really hurt that none of her friends came to visit her in the hospital.• Bill felt very hurt when he realized she had lied to him.• Malespeaker People are going to get hurt, whichever way the vote goes.
badly/seriously hurt• It was a miracle none of us was seriously hurt.• Patrick Halleran, but were not seriously hurt.• Qaddafi escaped, although his daughter was killed and his prestige was badly hurt.• She came to Gentle's aid as soon as he appeared, the exchange between them short and functional: was he badly hurt?• He sees a specialist tomorrow but the club are optimistic that he is not as badly hurt as first feared.• Fortunately Diana was not seriously hurt by the fall although she did suffer severe bruising around her stomach.• Williams, who was not seriously hurt, continued to play.• Another of those badly hurt was Mr Alan Ray, a taxi driver.
felt hurt• He felt hurt and angry and older than he'd ever felt in his life before.• He felt hurt by this failure, really wounded.• Kim also felt hurt initially, but now the three are the best of friends.• Selfishly, I felt hurt that he had not bothered to get in touch with me.
hurt3 ●○○ noun [countableC, uncountableU]
UPSETa feeling of great unhappiness because someone, especially someone you trust, has treated you badly or unfairly 〔对感情造成的〕伤害，痛苦
hurt• She already knew that she would but inside she felt a great hurt begin to grow.• It was the time of my own personal greatness, before any humanhurt had got in the way.• I can hardly see it anyway, through the mist of my hurt.• Man, however, lacks the emotionalcapacity of woman, and can stand free of sentimentalattachments or hurts.• I cannot describe the hurt and anger I feel.• Sylvie could still remember the hurt of being treated like an outsider.• Their hurt found expression in the person of the secretary's wife, sitting opposite.
ADJECTIVE | VERB + HURTADJECTIVE➤deep, great強烈的傷害；深深的心靈創傷VERB + HURT➤feel感到受傷◇the deep hurt that he felt when Jane left him 簡離開他時他心中深深的創傷➤cause造成傷害◇He knew that he had caused his boyfriend a lot of hurt. 他知道自己給男朋友造成了不小的傷害。➤see看到傷害◇I could see the hurt in her eyes. 我能在她的眼神中看出她受到傷害。hurt
1cause pain/injury使受傷ADVERB➤badly, seriously嚴重地傷害◇She fell and hurt her leg quite badly. 她摔了一跤，腿傷得很厲害。◇No one was seriously hurt in the accident. 事故中無人受重傷。➤actually, physically實際上／身體上受傷◇I was shaken, but not actually hurt. 我嚇壞了，但實際上並沒有受傷。➤slightly輕微傷害hurt
2be/feel painful感到疼痛ADVERB | VERB + HURTADVERB➤badly, a lot, really痛得厲害；很痛◇My ankle still hurts quite badly. 我的腳踝仍然痛得厲害。◇Does it hurt a lot? 痛得厲害嗎？◇Ouch! It really hurts. 哎喲 ! 真痛啊。➤slightly有點兒痛VERB + HURT➤be going to會感覺疼痛◇I knew it was going to hurt－but not that much! 我知道會痛，但沒料到有這麼厲害 !➤begin to開始痛hurt
3upset sb傷害感情ADVERB | VERB + HURTADVERB➤badly, deeply, really, terribly深深傷害；使極為難過◇Her remarks hurt him deeply. 她的話深深地傷害了他。◇They never told me why and that really hurt. 他們從來沒告訴我原因，這讓我非常傷心。VERB + HURT➤attempt to, try to企圖傷害◇Are you deliberately trying to hurt me? 你是故意要讓我難過嗎 ?➤want to想要傷害◇Why would I want to hurt her? 我為什麼要讓她傷心難過 ?➤not mean to無意傷害◇I never meant to hurt anyone. 我從未想過要傷害任何人。hurt
1injured受傷VERBS | ADVERBVERBS➤be, look受傷了；看起來受傷了▸➤get受傷◇Stop that or you'll get hurt! 停下來，不然你會受傷的 !ADVERB➤badly, seriously嚴重受傷◇Steve didn't look seriously hurt. 史蒂夫看起來傷得不重。➤physically身體上受傷▸➤slightly受輕傷hurt
hurt noun ⇨distresshurt verb ⇨hurt1 (hurt sb's feelings)⇨hurt2 (sb's feet hurt)⇨damage (hurt sb's chances)⇨injure (hurt yourself/your back)hurt adj. ⇨injured (sb's arm is hurt)⇨upset (sb's feelings are hurt)hurt2
hurt sb's feelings伤感情your feet hurt脚疼hurt ♦︎ ache ♦︎ burn ♦︎ sting ♦︎ tingle ♦︎ itch ♦︎ tickle ♦︎ throbThese are all words that can be used when part of your body feels painful.这些词均表示身体某部位感到疼痛。SYNONYM SCALE 词义标尺下图显示这些词所表达疼痛的程度
PATTERNS AND COLLOCATIONS 句型和搭配◆your eyes hurt / ache / burn / sting / itch◆your skin hurts / burns / stings / tingles / itches◆your flesh hurts / burns / stings / tingles◆your head hurts / aches / throbs◆your stomach / tummy hurts / aches◆to really hurt / ache / burn / sting / tingle / itch / tickle / throb◆to hurt / ache / sting / tingle / itch / tickle / throb slightly / a bit◆to hurt / ache / sting / itch badly / a lot◆It hurts / stings / tingles / itches / tickles.■hurt (hurt, hurt) [intransitive](of part of your body) to feel painful; (of an action) to cause pain（身体部位）感到疼痛；（某一动作）引起疼痛◆My feet hurt. 我的脚疼。◆Ouch! That hurt! 哎哟！好疼！◆It hurts when I bend my knee. 我的膝盖一弯就疼。 see also hurt ⇨ injureverb, hurt ⇨ injuredadj.■ache eɪk [intransitive] to feel a continuous dull pain疼痛；隐隐作痛◆I'm aching all over. 我浑身疼痛。◆Her eyes ached from lack of sleep. 她的眼睛因睡眠不足而隐隐作痛。 see also ache ⇨ painnoun■burn [intransitive](of part of your body) to feel very hot and painful（身体部位）火辣辣地痛，发烫◆Your forehead's burning. Have you got a fever? 你的前额很烫。是发烧了吗？◆Her cheeks burned with embarrassment. 她窘得双颊发烫。 see also burning ⇨ hot■sting (stung, stung) [intransitive, transitive] to make sb feel a sharp burning pain or uncomfortable feeling in part of their body; (of part of your body) to feel this pain使感觉刺痛；（身体部位）感觉灼痛◆I put some antiseptic on the cut and it stung for a moment. 我在伤口上抹了点抗菌药，一时间十分刺痛。◆My eyes were stinging from the smoke. 烟熏得我眼睛疼。◆Tears stung her eyes. 她流泪流得眼睛发痛。■tingle [intransitive](of part of your body) to feel as if a lot of small sharp points are pushing into the skin there（身体部位）感到刺痛◆The cold air made her face tingle. 冷空气冻得她脸发痛。◆You may get a tingling sensation in your fingers. 你的手指会有刺痛感。■itch [intransitive] to have an uncomfortable feeling on your skin that makes you want to scratch; to make your skin feel like this发痒；引起痒感◆I itch all over. 我浑身发痒。◆Does the rash itch? 皮疹痒吗？◆This sweater really itches. 这件毛衣真刺痒。▸itch
[countable] ◆to get / have an itch 觉得痒■tickle [transitive, intransitive] to produce a slightly uncomfortable feeling in a sensitive part of the body; to have a feeling like this使（敏感部位）发痒；觉得痒◆His beard was tickling her cheek. 他的胡须扎得她的面颊痒痒的。◆My throat tickles. 我嗓子发痒。■throb (-bb-) [intransitive](of part of your body) to feel pain as a series of regular beats（身体部位）有规律地抽动，抽痛◆His head throbbed painfully. 他的头阵阵抽痛。hurt1
hurt sb's feelings伤感情your feet hurt脚疼hurt ♦︎ upset ♦︎ wound ♦︎ distress ♦︎ break sb's heart ♦︎ sadden ♦︎ sting ♦︎ painThese words all mean to make sb feel unhappy or upset.这些词均表示让人感到不快或烦恼。PATTERNS AND COLLOCATIONS 句型和搭配◆It hurt / upset / distressed / saddened / pained me to see / think / know...◆It breaks my heart to see / think / know...◆It hurt / upset / distressed / saddened / pained me that...◆to hurt / wound sb's feelings◆to upset / distress yourself◆to not want / not mean to hurt / upset / wound / distress sb◆to really hurt sb / upset sb / wound sb / distress sb / break sb's heart / sting sb / pain sb◆to hurt / upset / wound / distress / sting / pain sb deeply■hurt (hurt, hurt) [transitive, intransitive] to make sb feel unhappy or disappointed because of sth unpleasant that sb has done使伤心；使失望◆I didn't want to hurt his feelings. 我并不想伤害他的感情。◆It hurt me to think that he would lie to me. 一想到他竟然对我说谎，我就很伤心。◆What really hurt was that he never answered my letter. 真正让我伤心的是他从来不给我回信。 see also hurt ⇨ distressnoun, hurt ⇨ upsetadj., hurtful ⇨ meanadj.1■upset (upset, upset) [transitive] to make sb/yourself feel unhappy, worried or annoyed使烦恼；使担忧；使生气◆This decision is likely to upset a lot of people. 这项决定很可能会使许多人感到不快。◆Try not to let him upset you. 尽可能别被他激怒。◆Don't upset yourself about it. 别为那件事心烦了。◆It upset him that nobody had bothered to tell him about it. 让他恼火的是竟然没有人跟他提起过那件事。 see also upset ⇨ upsetadj., upsetting ⇨ painful2NOTE辨析 Hurt or upset?Hurt is used especially to talk about sb you like or thought you could trust doing sth to make you unhappy. Upset can be used in some of these cases, but it is not used with feelings or without an object. * hurt尤指被喜欢或信赖的人弄得不快，upset有时可用于这种情况，但upset不与feelings连用，且必须带宾语◆upset his feelings◆What really upset was...Upset, but nothurt, can also be used to talk about an action or person that worries or annoys sb, especially when this causes them to express their worry or anger, for example by crying or shouting. Being upset can be sth that people partly do willingly: you can upset yourself or let sb upset you. * upset还可以指某种行为或某人令人担心或生气，尤其是当这种不安或不快逼得人哭出来或喊出来；hurt则不可以这样用。upset还可以表示有些自寻烦恼的意思，如可以说upset oneself或let sb upset you◆Don't hurt yourself about it.◆Try not to let him hurt you.■wound wuːnd [transitive, often passive] (literary) to hurt sb's feelings伤（感情）；使（心灵）受伤◆She felt deeply wounded by his cruel remarks. 他那些刻薄的话让她深感受伤。▸wounded
◆She didn't know how to soothe his wounded pride. 她不知道怎样安抚他那受伤的自尊心。■distress dɪˈstres [transitive] (ratherformal) to make sb feel very unhappy or worried使悲伤；使忧虑；使苦恼◆It was clear that the letter had deeply distressed her. 这封信显然使她极为悲伤。◆Don't distress yourself. 你别犯愁了。ⓘ Distress is stronger and more formal than upset and does not have the additional meaning of 'annoy'. * distress比upset语气更强，也更正式，且不含有“使生气”的意思。 see also distress ⇨ distress, distressed ⇨ upset, distressing ⇨ painful2■break sb's ˈheart
(broke, broken) to make sb feel extremely unhappy, especially when they feel that they can never be happy again使非常难过；使心碎◆She broke his heart when she called off the engagement. 她取消婚约使他为之心碎。◆It breaks my heart to see you like this. 看到你这个样子我很难过。■sadden [transitive, often passive] (not used in the progressive tenses不用于进行时) (formal) to make sb sad使悲伤；使伤心；使难过◆We were deeply saddened by the news of her death. 听到她的死讯，我们深感悲痛。◆It saddened her that people could be so cruel. 人竟能如此残忍，这让她痛心。■sting (stung, stung) [transitive] (not used in the progressive tenses不用于进行时) (written) to make sb feel angry or upset激怒；使不快◆He was stung by their criticism. 他们的批评使他很恼火。◆Their cruel remarks stung her into action. 他们伤人的话激怒了她，使她采取了行动。■pain [transitive] (not used in the progressive tenses不用于进行时) (formal) to make sb feel unhappy or upset使悲伤；使苦恼◆She was deeply pained by the accusation. 这一指控使她极为痛苦。◆It pains me to see you like this. 看到你这个样子我很难过。 see also pain ⇨ distressnoun, painful ⇨ painful2▸pained
◆She looked at him with a pained expression. 她表情痛苦地看着他。