HI- It might be helpful to also clarify that you don't use a possessive when speaking of part of your body. For example: as shown above, "My leg hurts" would be translated as "THE leg hurts me" "Me duele LA pierna" ,
NOT as we would more commonly say in English, "My leg hurts me" "Me duele MI pierna".
We've just added a note reflecting this in the lesson.
Gracias y un saludo,
what is wrong with 'dientes' for 'teeth'?
Nothing wrong with saying "me duele los dientes" in most Latin American countries. Too many examples on this website emphasize Spain Spanish and don't note the differences.
Hola Brandon and Thea
There's nothing wrong with "me duelen los dientes", we just happened to use "muelas" to refer to your back teeth, but both in Spain and Latin America it's fine to say both.
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