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Do you like going to hospital? Have you ever had an injection or broken a bone?

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Submitted by Ringorshine on Thu, 07/20/2023 - 06:39

Based on what I've learned from elementary school, Pharmacists are the ones who sell and give medicines. and CHEMISTS are the ones who formulate the medicines.

I'm now confused. Will you please enlighten me? thanks

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Submitted by Tina - Coordinator on Thu, 07/20/2023 - 09:41

Hi Ringorshine,

Good question! In British English, you can say either a chemist, or a pharmacist, for someone who is qualified to prepare and sell medicines but in American English, you would say a pharmacist.
In British English, a chemist is also someone who studies chemistry or does work which is connected to chemical research.

I hope this helps.

Best wishes and good luck with your studies.

Tina ツ
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Submitted by haidar15 on Fri, 12/30/2022 - 04:19

The answer is No
because I eat healthy foot and drink milk everyday, my bone is very strong. so I will continue to take care of my body, so I don't get sick.

Submitted by ahgima099 on Mon, 09/05/2022 - 09:16

I don't like to go to the hospital. I take care of my health very much but I have a injection once every year.

Submitted by Turtle08 on Wed, 08/31/2022 - 11:17

I don't like to go to the hospital, but if I have to go there I do it. One day during Christmas holidays while I was skiiing I fell and I broke my right arm.

Submitted by Fenic on Wed, 10/13/2021 - 08:17

No, I don't like going to the hospital. I've broken a bone.

Submitted by Julianasc on Tue, 08/03/2021 - 16:22

I don't like going to the hospital. I have a injection yesterday.

Submitted by CarlosRamirez on Tue, 08/03/2021 - 16:18

I don't like to go to the hospital. Once I split my forehead and they bandage me.

Submitted by arianna on Tue, 08/03/2021 - 16:04

No, i'm really afraid to go to the hospital. i've been to the hospital for a broken foot.

Submitted by Melo on Mon, 08/02/2021 - 16:28

If I have been to the hospital, I have also been injected, but I don't like it and I have never broken any bones.

Submitted by LP2003 on Tue, 08/03/2021 - 15:49

I don't like to go to the hospital but when is it necessary if I go, if in fact when I was 13 I broke my toe

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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Wed, 07/21/2021 - 15:41

I hate to go to a hospital. I don‘t like to smell medicine, because it makes me to be sick. I didn‘t break a bone, but I had 20 injections when I was a baby. When I was eight or nine years old, I had an injection too.

Submitted by Didik on Tue, 05/11/2021 - 15:35

I don't like to go to hospitals. But every year I have an injection. Becouse where I leave, there are several types of diseases.
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Submitted by Kostantinus on Mon, 01/04/2021 - 09:41

I don't like go to the hospital, but sometimes there is no way I have to visit a doctor. I am trying to keep myself very healthy.

Submitted by Orangg on Fri, 10/09/2020 - 01:15

i dont like to go to the hospital, but i must to go there because i often get sick. And i haven't ever had broken bone or injection (except for immunization)

Submitted by Luna on Sat, 08/15/2020 - 07:37

No, l don't like going to hospital No, l haven't ever had an injection or broken a bone

Submitted by maite on Tue, 08/03/2021 - 16:22

yes,i have gone to a hospital and they have also injected me but i have never fractured any part of my body name Sarela

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Submitted by AlexMex on Sat, 04/25/2020 - 17:34

I like because they keep health

Submitted by Ronake on Sun, 04/19/2020 - 15:07

Hospitals used to make me feel more sick that I am, so usually I take medicine after I visit chemist.

Submitted by helloman on Fri, 05/24/2019 - 14:32

I just keep wondering which prepositions come after "sick" sick of, to, with, in, for Can you help me? What are their meanings? Tysm

Submitted by editor_rachael on Sat, 05/25/2019 - 15:47

Hi Tysm,


Good question! Yes, it's important to be aware that some words can go with different prepositions to give different meanings. A good dictionary can usually tell you what they mean. In the case of sick, here are a few examples:

  • I'm sick with the flu. This means I'm ill. I've got the flu.
  • I feel sick from eating too many sweets. This means eating too many sweets made me feel ill.
  • I'm sick of cleaning the house. This means I've cleaned the house a lot and I don't want to do it anymore.


Hope that helps!


LearnEnglish Teens team

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Submitted by helloman on Fri, 06/14/2019 - 14:05

thanks, that really helps

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Submitted by Edvard on Wed, 02/20/2019 - 14:52

I don't like go to hospital, because i don't like to be ill, i don't like pills, i don't like atmosphere in hospital, but i like communicate with doctors. Once i had broken toe on my foot, and i coudnt go 2 weeks.

Submitted by Mihael on Mon, 02/04/2019 - 07:53

I don't like go ti hospital when I sick because It's expensive and i just don't like the atmosphere of a hospital hehe

Submitted by regis on Sat, 10/06/2018 - 17:41

mmmmm I think any people like to go hospital only the doctors, and thanks god I only sprained my ankle grade II.
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