Is the usage of suffer the famine in the following sentence correct?
- Most of the people who live in Ghana suffer the famine
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Most of the people who live in Ghana suffer the famine.
This doesn't sound natural. First, you use the preposition "from" when some disease, adversity or unpleasant situation happens over a period of time. If something unpleasant happens quickly you don't need to use the "from", for example, I suffered a loss, he suffered a heart attack, etc.
Second, we don't need to use the definite article "the" here. We say "he is suffering from malaria, they are suffering from hunger, etc.
So the correct sentence is as follows:
Most of the people who live in Ghana suffer from famine.