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unbearable

  
  
If you describe something as unbearable, you mean that it is so unpleasant, painful, or upsetting that you feel unable to accept it or deal with it.      adj   (=intolerable)  
War has made life almost unbearable for the civilians remaining in the capital..., I was in terrible, unbearable pain.     
  unbearably      adv   usu ADV adj/-ed  
By the evening it had become unbearably hot.     
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n.
abnormal fear of pain.
[Med.];[Psych.]
exp.
expression used to point out that one has to struggle or suffer to achieve his goal
Jason: Damn it! I can't take it anymore. This exercise is killing me! Ray: Yeah but it’ll help you lose weight. Don't you know? No pain, no gain!
n.
de tel pain, telle soupe
n.
à pain dur, dent aiguë
exp.
n'ambitionne pas sur le pain bénit
exp.
croûte de pâté vaut bien pain
culture générale ce proverbe signifie que le meilleur peut remplacer le bon
exp.
mâche les mots plus qu'un morceau de pain
exp.
mâche les mots plus qu'un morceau de pain
exp.
il vaut mieux pain sans nappe que nappe sans pain
n.
à forte faim, il n'y a pas de pain dur
n.
à bon goût et faim n'y a pas mauvais pain
n.
farine fraîche et pain chaud font la ruine de la maison
n.
Sin sacrificio no hay beneficio.
n.
au chaudron des douleurs chacun porte son écuelle
n.
en guerre, en chasse et en amour, pour un plaisir, mille douleurs
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