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sprain Saltos de línea: sprain

Definición de sprain en inglés:

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[with object]
Wrench or twist the ligaments of (an ankle, wrist, or other joint) violently so as to cause pain and swelling but not dislocation: he left in a wheelchair after spraining an ankle
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In January she ‘fell’ down two flights of stairs, spraining her wrist and twisting an ankle.
  • A mother-of-three has been awarded £1,000 in damages after spraining her wrist while lifting a bread tray at a York supermarket's in-store bakery.
  • Would you put your mother in a home for the elderly after spraining her ankle?
Sinónimos
pull, stretch, tear;
injure, hurt, damage
British informalrick

sustantivo

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The result of spraining a joint: a compress for treating sprains and bruises
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Fishburne, too, suffered his fair share of sprains and bruises, although he said that ‘it comes with the territory’ when dealing with the action genre.
  • Has she said what gave her the bruises or sprains?
  • Acute injuries, such as a sudden sprain or muscle pull, seem to happen out of the blue.
Sinónimos
wrench, strain, rick, crick;
pull, tear, injury

Origen

Early 17th century: of unknown origin.

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