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  • n. Plural form of bellyache.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bellyache.

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Examples

  • It is not the first time in recent months that a Guyanese writer or publisher has broached the subject of restoring the reading habit in Guyana; and after the promises of the Carifesta season to promote the culture of reading more aggressively, you hope that the opportunity afforded by the emergence of a new Guyanese writer does not go unnoticed in an education system that 'bellyaches' so frequently about reading deficiencies in local schools or in a private sector which, frankly, must do much more to extend its highly touted corporate conscience to help bolster a flagging national literacy programme.

    Stabroek News

  • If your child has a primary tumor in the abdomen, you may notice bellyaches, weight loss or a bigger abdomen.

    Neuroblastoma - Diagnosis and Treatment

  • The old, high-heeled stomping grounds of lower Manhattan may no longer offer the same pills, thrills and bellyaches as they did in the early-'70s heyday of the New York Dolls, but four decades later the group somehow remains an institution.

    Pop and Circumstance

  • We caught colds out of carelessness and got bellyaches from eating the wrong foods.

    Olivia

  • He would complain about the ulcers and bellyaches and high-stress.

    The 'Riffs Interview: Artist JOHN ROMITA JR. talks family business, Big Daddies & the 'Kick-Ass' sequel

  • Intralot takes over lottery today; outgoing firm GTECH bellyaches about five-hour transition delay WaTimes

    DeMorning DeBonis: Nov. 23, 2010

  • He chronically bellyaches over United States killings of innocent Afghan civilians through predator drones or night raids.

    Bruce Fein: Congresswoman Harman's Afghan Delusions

  • A shrapnel wound to the hand of an American who was able to walk in on his own after a helicopter ride, a guy who got his bell rung by an IED, as well as a potpourri of cuts, scrapes, and bellyaches.

    Paradise General

  • George is a nice guy, and I assume he's a competent physician for routine stuff like bellyaches and flu shots.

    A Girl's Legs Stirring The Air

  • My second thought, alas, was anticipation of the inevitable squeals, whines and bellyaches that America's extreme wrong-wing noisemakers invariably shriek, accompanied by dread that the media would, with straight faces and mock-serious tones, report their nonsense.

    Paula Gordon: Peace and Politics

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