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sprain

verb [T] uk   /spreɪn/ us  
to cause an injury to a joint (= a place where two bones are connected) by a sudden movement: She sprained her ankle playing squash.
sprain
noun [C] uk   us  
He hasn't broken anything - it's just a bad sprain.
Translations of “sprain”
in Korean 삐다…
in Arabic يَلتَوي…
in French (se) fouler, se donner une entorse à…
in Turkish burkmak, incitmek…
in Italian storcere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扭傷(關節)…
in Russian растянуть связки…
in Polish skręcić…
in Spanish hacerse un esguince…
in Portuguese torcer…
in German verstauchen…
in Catalan fer-se un esquinç…
in Japanese (関節など)を捻挫(ねんざ)する, くじく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扭伤(关节)…
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