Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[experiencer] ACHE
John's broken arm ached dully.
The child's body was aching after the accident.
His whole body ached.
Arthritis caused his knees to ache.
The bruise ached constantly.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3
Her heart ached for her boyfriend when they were apart.
His death made their hearts ache with loneliness.
After she quit smoking, she ached for a cigarrette when stressed.
The children ached for their father to return from the war.
Young idealists ache to do good in the world.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2