sore spot

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sore spot

A topic that makes one angry or uncomfortable. Whatever you do, don't mention his ex-wife—his divorce is really a sore spot with him.
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FOR deep treatment, massage your sore spots for a few minutes with this oil, then hop into the bath to let the scent disperse.
Failing to keep up grooming results in matted, dirty fur which, if left, can cause terrible sore spots and even skin bruising.
Step 1 products include Soft Strips, a microfiber padding that cushions calluses and protects sore spots, and gel Toe Beds, which cradle toes and support the ball of the foot with the built-in metatarsal bar.
IT WAS with interest that I read the letter from your Val Taylor (Letters, December 7), It's amazing really how Janet Cummings' letters have hit sore spots with some, as her recent one has done.
The questions of how thoroughly Palin was vetted, and why she was chosen, have been sore spots that helped divide McCain's campaign in its aftermath between its leadership, who saw her as an out-of-control, destructive force, and another group of staffers who saw her as a more promising figure than McCain himself.
Janet Janowiak states that, "My key to success has been the ability to transform my client's needs and sore spots into successful actions and procedures in the least painful method possible.
I don't think there was any looking for any sore spots on his leg other than him rolling around the floor.
Europe named 91 banks taking part in a probe into the health of its banking system - including many regional banks where markets suspect most of the sore spots - as it seeks to restore confidence in the sector.
They can initially cause problems such as sore spots and gagging.
There doesn't appear to be anything seriously wrong, but she has a few sore spots and there's no point in taking any chances with her.
He's good at making students comfortable, but at the same time he's going to their sore spots, their sad spots, their angry spots.
Sore spots, ulcers that don't heal, white patches are all signs that we would be looking for.
The compelling reasons for the boycott were clear to King: "The bus situation," he writes, "was one of the sore spots of Montgomery.
They kissed and cuddled in the water before Heidi finally wrapped up her sore spots in a beach towel.
Only data can show the sore spots for students and can provide information to teachers, principals and leaders in a more "systemic approach," Patrick says.