Injury

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Definition

an injury: physical harm or damage
noun

to injure: to harm, to damage, to hurt
verb
I injured myself: I cut myself with a knife.

Pronunciation examples
UK: 400 police officers were injured during the football match.
US: Oooh, that looks like a bad injury.
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Examples

  • "I made two mistakes that day: not putting on my seatbelt (and suffering horrific nasal injuries as a result) and not renewing my auto insurance."
  • "On the bright side, Icarus and I both escaped serious injury, although Icarus did break his clavicle in several places, and I did suffer a fractured pelvis."
  • "I'm not sure about that, Icarus, my injury isn't that bad."
  • "A personal injury lawyer, specializing in your type of accident, will handle your claim ."
  • "My elderly mother slipped in a puddle of apple juice in the local supermarket yesterday and has injured her hip."
  • "Definition: a written or spoken expression of one's regret, remorse, or sorrow for having insulted, failed, injured, or wronged another."
  • "A rare Siberian tiger named 'Shoshana' escaped from her pen at the San Francisco zoo yesterday night and attacked a crowd of seven teenagers who had been insulting her, seriously injuring all seven of them. An eighth person, a six year old boy named Timothy Aldridge, was licked by the tiger, and later said the tiger's tongue felt 'like sandpaper' and that her breath smelled like 'muffins'."
  • "Icarus : I've just visited GoldenWheelchair.com, the personal injury specialists."
  • "Covers injuries that you cause to someone else."
  • "Oh, one of the hostages seems to be injured!"

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