My mom tells me all the time she has sore knees to this day, because I keep her on her knees praying so often.
sore loser John Kerry blamed his 2004 loss to George W. Bush on the release of a bin Laden tape just days before the election.
But for the real Mark Schultz, whom Tatum plays in the film Foxcatcher, it has become a sore point.
"You've got the reason you're on suicide watch to begin with on top of the fact that you stick out like a sore thumb," he says.
This weekend, CBS reported an unprecedented “leak,” presumably from sore losers inside the court—where else could it come from?
I have sore feels in my heart and sore feels on the back part of me.
The horses are all very tired, and many of them have sore backs.
Allardyce was having tea with Drummond, who had been stopping in with a sore throat.
To consider these evils, to find their remedy, is the most sore necessity of our times.
It was a sore spot with many of them and he pressed hard upon it.
Old English sar "painful, grievous, aching, sad, wounding," influenced in meaning by Old Norse sarr "sore, wounded," from Proto-Germanic *saira- "suffering, sick, ill" (cf. Old Frisian sar "painful," Middle Dutch seer, Dutch zeer "sore, ache," Old High German ser "painful," Gothic sair "pain, sorrow, travail"), from PIE root *sai- (1) "suffering" (cf. Old Irish saeth "pain, sickness").
Adverbial use (e.g. sore afraid) is from Old English sare but has mostly died out (replaced by sorely), but remains the main meaning of German cognate sehr "very." Slang meaning "angry, irritated" is first recorded 1738.
Old English sar "bodily pain or injury, wound; sickness, disease; state of pain or suffering," from root of sore (adj.). Now restricted to ulcers, boils, blisters. Cf. Old Saxon ser "pain, wound," Middle Dutch seer, Dutch zeer, Old High German ser, Old Norse sar, Gothic sair.
An open skin lesion, wound, or ulcer. adj.
Painful to the touch; tender.
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