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Physical InteractionPlay
Used when someone lightly hurts another, often playfully or to get attention. SlideShe pinched him to stop his snoring.
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Not Serious HurtPlay
The pain caused is minor and temporary, not meant to cause real harm. SlideDon't cry, it was just a little pinch!
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Metaphorical UsePlay
Can express a small degree of emotional hurt or discomfort. SlideHis sharp words pinched her heart.