My knee hurts versus I have a bad knee

RonC1Kwiziq community member

My knee hurts versus I have a bad knee

If I have a bad knee it implies that the knee is hurting, so it means the same as my knee hurts. The pain does not have to be chronic and may be caused by a graze or a slight strain. So why is "I have a bad knee " considered incorrect ?

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Ron,

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My knee hurts versus I have a bad knee

If I have a bad knee it implies that the knee is hurting, so it means the same as my knee hurts. The pain does not have to be chronic and may be caused by a graze or a slight strain. So why is "I have a bad knee " considered incorrect ?

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