Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[sentient] SUFFER (NP2[topic]/[entity]) (PP[locative])
He suffered the ridicule of his classmates in junior high.
The child suffered a broken arm and a light concussion from the bicycle accident.
My mother suffers from arthritis.
Mary made Bob suffer through another silly pet film.
The team is putting on a brave face, but they are suffering from the defeat.
The doctor asked her if she was still suffering in her lower back.
Our shaggy dog suffers in the summer heat and humidity.
He suffers from a tendency to criticize everything.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 10, 8, 9
Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[inanimate] SUFFER (PP[cause])
NOTE: the subject is a thing, not a sentinent being; subject cannot feel physical or emotional pain.
Eating all that chocolate will make your complexion suffer.
These Japanese haiku suffer in translation.
Their revenues have suffered this past year from increasing competition in their vertical market.
The project suffered from lack of personnel resources and from poor timing.
The facilities suffered from deferred maintenance and poorly designed modifications.
Her designs suffer from too many angular lines.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5, 11
I cannot suffer his constant criticism.
She doesn't suffer fools gladly.
He learned to suffer the heat.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4