HyperDic: sprain

English > 2 senses of the word sprain:
VERBbodysprain, twist, wrench, turn, wrick, ricktwist suddenly so as to sprain
NOUNstatespraina painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments
sprain > pronunciation
Soundssprey'n
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English > sprain: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments.
Broaderwrench, twist, pullA sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
Spanishdislocación, esguince, torcedura
Catalanesqueix, esquinç, torçada
Verbsspraintwist suddenly so as to sprain
English > sprain: 2 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningTwist suddenly so as to sprain.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he sprain his foot?
Example "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"
Synonymstwist, wrench, turn, wrick, rick
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Spanishdescoyuntarse, dislocarse, girar, rotar, torcerse
Catalandesconjuntar-se, dislocar-se, girar, rotar, torçar-se, torçar, tòrcer
Nounsspraina painful injury to a joint caused by a sudden wrenching of its ligaments

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