English vocabulary and translations (See all)
the shin (bone): the bone between the knee and ankle
I bruised both my shins while playing soccer last weekend. Somebody tackled me and their two feet hit my two shins.
UK: I'll kick you in the shin if you say that again!
US: Ow! My shin!
- "Unfortunately, as the result of a vicious tackle in his weekly football match, Grandfather scratched his shin."
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