Dear Sir/Madam: in the following sentence, which is true: My stomach hurts a lot. or My stomach gets hurt a lot.
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"My stomach hurts a lot." (Active Voice) You have a stomach upset/indigestion/ dyspepsia.
My stomach gets hurt a lot by... (who? what?) (Passive Voice) Is someone punching you in the stomach?
We wouldn't say it that way.
"He punched me in the stomach and now it hurts a lot."