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wound 1

American English: /wund/
British English: /wuːnd/


  • bullet/war wound
    herida de bala/guerra
    head/chest wound
    herida en la cabeza/el pecho
    getting the sack was a terrible wound to my pride
    me hirió profundamente en mi orgullo que me echaran
    to reopen old wounds
    abrir viejas heridas
    to lick one's wounds (person)
    recobrarse del golpe
    lamerse las heridas
    Example sentences
    • He had sustained fractures to his skull, pelvis, and lower back, chest wounds and a broken arm.
    • He received a number of stitches for knife wounds to his chest and arm.
    • He also had two stitches put in a wound to his scalp after being taken by ambulance to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary.
    Example sentences
    • You try to rekindle old flames and remember the past and tend to open old emotional wounds.
    • In a short period of time old wounds were opened up and picked over, and legal assumptions about historical restitution were overturned.
    • Reminiscing, the thought opens up old wounds for the proud Clare man.

transitive verb

  • his words wounded her
    sus palabras la hirieron
    Example sentences
    • When soldiers surrounded the house, Mr Shwairah let off eight bursts of gunfire, seriously wounding one of the soldiers.
    • Three of the soldiers that I knew as comrades were seriously wounded by shrapnel and gunfire.
    • He still remembers the day when a deer unexpectedly attacked a former zoo official, seriously wounding him in the arm.
    Example sentences
    • Challenges of this kind confront their notion of who they are, puncturing their complacency and wounding their egos, so that they are rarely able to resist responding.
    • That purge is wounding enough interests and egos to explain the current rift in the party, whatever else might be hidden in its depths.
    • It's a problem, and it's often more than a matter of not wounding a buddy's ego.

intransitive verb

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wound 3

American English: /waʊnd/
British English: /waʊnd/
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