Translation of herida in English:

herida

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  • 1.1 (en el cuerpo) sufrió heridas de carácter grave en el accidente he was seriously injured in the accident, he suffered o/or received o/or [formal] sustained serious injuries in the accident al caerse, se hizo una herida en la rodilla he cut his knee when he fell la enfermera le lavó la herida the nurse bathed the wound presentaba heridas de arma blanca he had stab wounds la herida no ha cicatrizado the wound hasn't healed hurgar en la herida to open old wounds lamerse las heridas to lick one's wounds respirar por la herida to reveal one's true feelings (of bitterness) 1.2 (pena, sufrimiento) wound esa herida aún está abierta that wound still hasn't healed

Compounds

herida no penetrante

  • superficial wound

herida penetrante

  • penetrating o/or puncture wound

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