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It was the type of fall that should have resulted in bruises and maybe a sprained ankle.

Toward the end, Buell Robinson goes tumbling to the ground with a sprained ankle and remains on the floor for about five minutes.

It is technically “incurable” but incurable in the same way that colds have no cure and sprained ankles have no cure.

However, a broken leg in 1967, and sprained ankles prior to the 1968 Olympics, hampered his chances at Grenoble.

Players routinely are pushed and pulled, kneaded and given cortisone shots to get that sprained shoulder ready.

Christian Science nor mind cure wasn't invented then, or I should of used 'em, and said my ankle wasn't sprained.

Swelled as big as two laigs, just as mine was twenty years ago come Christmas, when I sprained it.

About ten days ago, the baby died, while I was laid up at camp with a sprained hip.

He sprained his ankle on the way down, but he turned up on parade with it next day hideously swollen.

He was suffering from a sprained ankle and a badly bruised arm, and was exhausted from want of food.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sprained, such as: strained, turned, and wrenched.

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