Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Friday January 4, 2013
to suffer from
If someone has an ongoing illness or condition, you talk about it using the verb padecer. Remember that you conjugate padecer like conocer, and that unlike English suffer, you don’t need to put a preposition after it.
Padezco la enfermedad de colon irritado.
I suffer from irritable bowel syndrome.
He’s suffering from cancer.
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