What's new
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com

I had a bad tooth drawn out.

Welcome to our Japan community!

A discussion forum for all Things Japanese. Join Today! It is fast, simple, and FREE!

hirashin

Sempai
Donor
Joined
8 Apr 2004
Messages
2,720
Reaction score
61
Dear native English speakers,
which would be used?
(a1) I had a bad tooth pulled out.
(a2) I got a bad tooth pulled out.
(b1) I had a bad tooth taken out.
(b2) I got a bad tooth taken out.
(c1) I had a bad tooth drawn out.
(c2) I got a bad tooth drawn out.
(d1) I had a bad tooth removed.
(d2) I got a bad tooth removed.

Thanks in advance.

Hirashin
 
Joined
21 Jun 2017
Messages
703
Reaction score
97
I would use both versions of A, B, and D. C doesn't sound wrong, so the reason I wouldn't use it is probably just my dialect.
 

Stavecrow

Registered
Joined
2 Sep 2017
Messages
15
Reaction score
0
I would always use ‘have’ not ‘got’ and would probably leave out the ‘out’ in c1
The out is not wrong, but it is assumed in the phrase.
 

hirashin

Sempai
Donor
Joined
8 Apr 2004
Messages
2,720
Reaction score
61
Thanks for the help, Stavecrow.

would always use ‘have’ not ‘got’ and would probably leave out the ‘out’ in c1
The out is not wrong, but it is assumed in the phrase.

I didn't know British people don't say "I got a bad tooth pulled/taken out", etc... That seems to be a regional difference between the U.K. and the U.S.

Is it that you say ”I had a bad tooth drawn." Right?
 

Stavecrow

Registered
Joined
2 Sep 2017
Messages
15
Reaction score
0
I would probably say
“I had a bad tooth taken out”
Using “drawn” sounds a little old fashioned, but still correct.
 
Top Bottom