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I have the following sentence to translate for class.

頭と歯と指と耳と足が痛くて、
苦しくて、
気持ちが悪かったので、
九時半すぎに
薬局に行かせた。

So far I have the following.

My head and teeth and fingers and ears and legs/feet hurt and
it was painful and
my feeling was bad so
a bit after 9:30
I made him go to the pharmacy. 

I am not sure if I am missing something about the nuances of the pain structures. The 2nd and 3rd rows seem a bit redundant to the 1st row. Is there some special meaning I am missing?

Also, is the すぎ correctly translated as "a bit after"?

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You translated 気持ちが悪かった too literally. It does not mean what you said. –  非回答者 Feb 19 at 3:18
    
Maybe "I felt bad"? It all just seems so redundant. –  Rachel G. Feb 19 at 3:22
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I think you mean to ask "is the すぎ correctly translated as "a bit after", not "before": すぎ comes from the verb 過ぎる which means exceed or pass. In this case it just means after but you could infer "a bit". It depends on the context. –  Tim Feb 19 at 11:02
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The 気持ちが悪かった means 吐き気がした. –  Choko Feb 19 at 16:02

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苦しい has more of a connotation of suffering, or going through hardship.

Because the speaker is suffering from hurting in all these places, 気持ちが悪くなった。

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I feel the English word "painful" is related to the bodily ache, but 苦しい can mean more total suffering including body and mind.

すぎ or 過ぎ means after/over.

I think "my feeling was bad" is a correct translation.

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So, "My feeling was bad" means "I felt nauseated / I felt like throwing up"? –  Choko Feb 19 at 16:01
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@Chocolate "My feeling was bad" doesn't mean anything in English as far as I can tell... –  snailboat Feb 20 at 0:50

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