One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘If a urinary infection is not treated, it may spread upwards to the kidneys and damage them, so it is important not to ignore any pain or burning sensation on passing water.’
- ‘Nowadays I need to pass water more often than before, but I'm otherwise well.’
- ‘The need to pass water is sometimes very urgent, and doing so can be painful.’
- ‘He would cast doubt on the manliness of a player by asserting that he could only carry out the bodily function of passing water while in a sitting position.’
- ‘Most people need to pass water every three to four hours during the day and up to once or twice in the night.’
- ‘A special ‘urine police’ squad is to be launched under plans to halt the damage being caused to historic buildings by men passing water on them.’
- ‘I told you I wanted to pass water three hours ago and you said I should wait till we got here.’
- ‘He was having trouble passing water, and seemed to be in some discomfort.’
- ‘We were both passing water in to the same toilet bowl, and he was telling me in faltering English how proud he was to be part of this company.’
- ‘Some women do get symptoms of high blood sugar, such as increased thirst, increased need to pass water and increased hunger, although these are also common later on in pregnancy anyway.’
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