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Is it right to say.. 

 

you caused me more pain than happiness .. ?!

asked Mar 10 '13 at 17:37 meow New member

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There is really nothing wrong with the sentence.  You caused me more pain than happiness. 

 

Sanjay recommends changing happiness to pleasure.  There is a difference in meaning, but pain and pleasure are more often contrasted with each other.  This carries a sense of physical pain or pleasure, though.  If you want to stick to the emotional side of things, suffering and happiness are easily contrasted.

link comment answered Mar 11 '13 at 11:52 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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