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suffer in English:

1. endures endures


Nothing endures but change.

2. suffer


I'm in jail because I robbed a bank and I had to suffer the consequences of my bad deed. Our baseball team suffered a crushing defeat last Sunday.
My friend had a car accident and he has almost all of his bones broken - I can't even imagine how much pain he's suffering.
suffer from
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
It is a shameful fact that, while there are lands where people suffer from hunger, within Japan there are many households and restaurants where much food is thrown away.
Girls are more likely than boys to be malnourished, suffer poverty, face violence and be refused an education, according to a new report.
Refugees will suffer lack of food, water, medicine and all that.
We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions.
Also as they are in an intimate relationship they are in a situation where it is easy for them to suffer from violence and difficult for them to bring complaints about that to court.
That's no reason for you to suffer. / 2. We must not let mothers and fathers be the ones to suffer.
● Most of us have suffered the consequences of stupid decisions taken by others.
When they score an important victory, these pilots receive medals just like any others, and in spite of the geographical disconnect from their targets, many suffer emotional trauma from the damage their strikes cause.
Many people suffer from heart disease in Japan, but in Libya those having heart attacks have also increased a lot recently.
Pole position. Nick Heidfeld joined Lotus Reanult GP at the last minute, when team leader Robert Kubica suffered a rally accident that put him out for the rest of the season.

English word "suffer"(suffer) occurs in sets:

Vocabulary 6

3. suffering


If he had given up smoking then, he might not be suffering from such a disease.
Blindness is responsible for a staggering toll of poor health, suffering, and loss of dignity and diminution in the quality of lives of people worldwide.
suffering from
I cannot imagine what suffering has she gone through with her disease.
Among the people of the colonies suffering under Earth's tyranny a force emerges intending to overthrow the status quo through terrorism.
Suffering from terminal cancer, he was thrown out of a certain veteran hospital in New York three times because he adamantly rejected blood transfusions.
Distrust of people, not to mention hate, is the root of human suffering.
My wrist and forearm hurt, I think I might be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome.
We must not ignore populations suffering under misgovernment.
Suffering is the price of all good things in the world.
Of course, they are suffering from terrible working conditions such as low wages and arbitrary layoffs, as well as from various forms of discrimination.
Accept suffering and achieve atonement through it — that is what you must do.
There are many countries that are suffering unemployment. In other words, there are many young people that are not guaranteed a future and are late for the train called life.
Fathers and teachers, I ponder, "What is hell?" I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love.
We are living in fear, we are suffering, we are not enjoying the sun and flowers, we are not enjoying our childhood.

English word "suffer"(suffering) occurs in sets:

Word formation nouns

4. sufferer


migraine sufferers
The sufferer of the mugging couldn't identify the perpetrator.

5. from


Greetings from Poland.
The changes resulting from the women's movement have affected both women and men.
The goods ordered from England last month have not arrived yet.
I regret that a previous engagement prevents me from accepting your kind invitation.
From time to time, he goes to Tokyo on business.
Tom checked out a few books from the school library a few days ago.
The Balkan Mountain range runs across Bulgaria from west to east.
Each time I see Mary, I learn something new and important from her.
Could you please tell me again what school you graduated from?
The year after I graduated from college, I was finally able to find a job.
Tom managed to escape from the room where his kidnappers had kept him locked up.
It's still too hard to find a job. And even if you have a job, chances are you're having a tougher time paying the rising costs of everything from groceries to gas.
Father comes home from work about nine in the evening.
In most cases, car accidents result from lack of sleep.
Aside from that, is there anything else you want?