Suffer from arthritis; made the people suffer for their disloyalty.
They could not suffer opposition.
When a person gets cancer, this is an example of a situation where a person suffers from cancer.
When your grades become worse because you don't study, this is an example of a situation where your grades suffer.
When you are willing to cope with your friend being mean to you, this is an example of a situation where you suffer the unkindness of a friend.
He's suffering from the flu this week.
My grades suffer by comparison with yours.
Origin of suffer
- Middle English suffren from Old French sufrir from Vulgar Latin sufferīre from Latin sufferre sub- sub- ferre to carry bher-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition