Meaning of INJURY in English

INJURY

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ appalling ( esp. BrE ), bad , catastrophic , devastating , horrendous , major , nasty , serious , severe , terrible

▪ crippling

▪ fatal

▪ multiple

▪ extensive

▪ minor , slight , superficial

▪ traumatic

▪ acute

▪ old

▪ lingering ( esp. AmE ), nagging , niggling ( esp. BrE ), recurring

▪ long-term

▪ permanent

Researchers have determined that heading a football can cause permanent ~.

▪ career-ending ( esp. AmE ), career-threatening , season-ending ( esp. AmE ) ( all sports )

▪ accidental

▪ internal

▪ visible

▪ facial , head , knee , leg , spinal , etc.

▪ burn , whiplash

▪ sports , sports-related

▪ industrial , work-related

▪ overuse ( esp. AmE ), repetitive strain (abbreviated to RSI )

▪ bodily , emotional , personal ( all law )

… OF INJURIES

▪ run , series , spate

He missed most of the season with a spate of injuries.

VERB + INJURY

▪ do yourself ( BrE , informal ), incur ( formal ), pick up , receive , suffer , sustain

You'll do yourself an ~ riding that old bike.

She picked up an ~ during the quarter-final.

▪ risk

The doctor said he would risk serious ~ if he were to fall again.

▪ cause (sb/sth) , induce ( formal ), inflict

The car turned right over, causing severe ~ to the driver.

Please help me before our dogs inflict serious ~ on each other!

▪ carry , experience , have , nurse , suffer from

She has replaced him in the team while he nurses a shoulder ~.

▪ be prone to

▪ fake , feign

He was accused of feigning ~.

▪ aggravate , exacerbate

He aggravated a neck ~ while playing for Derby County.

▪ die from , die of

The inquest heard that he died from multiple injuries.

▪ avoid , escape , prevent

Stretching exercises can help avoid ~.

Fortunately, the passengers escaped serious ~.

▪ minimize , reduce

▪ battle ( esp. AmE )

▪ overcome , shake off

She has failed to shake off her stomach ~.

▪ recover from , survive

▪ be treated for , deal with , treat

Finger injuries should be dealt with immediately.

He is still being treated for injuries to his legs.

▪ rehabilitate

▪ heal

▪ come, go, etc. off with ( BrE )

He went off (= off the playing field) with an ~ in the second half.

▪ be out with

She is out (= out of the competition/team) for six weeks with a hamstring ~.

▪ be back after , be back from , come back from , return after , return from

She should be back from ~.

▪ assess

He underwent tests to assess his injuries.

▪ report

INJURY + VERB

▪ happen (to sb) , occur

This type of ~ could happen to any player at any time.

▪ result from sth

injuries resulting from exposure to harmful substances

▪ arise from sth , arise out of sth ( both law )

personal injuries arising from negligence

▪ cause sth

▪ heal

▪ affect sb/sth

▪ bother sb , dog sb/sth , hamper sb/sth , plague sb/sth , trouble sb

Her athletics career has been dogged by ~.

▪ rob sb of sth

an ~ which robbed him of his speed

▪ decimate sb/sth

▪ end sth , prevent sth

These injuries ended her hopes of becoming a doctor.

▪ slow sb down

▪ limit sb to sth

▪ sideline sb

Both defenders have been sidelined by ~.

▪ force sb to do sth

The knee ~ forced him to give up playing at the age of 23.

INJURY + NOUN

▪ problems

The team has a lot of ~ problems.

▪ site ( esp. AmE )

Apply the gel to the ~ site.

▪ time ( BrE )

They scored two goals in ~ time.

▪ replacement

He was an ~ replacement for another player.

▪ list

a player on the ~ list

▪ risk

▪ prevention

▪ history

▪ rate

▪ report

▪ case , claim , lawsuit ( esp. AmE ), suit ( AmE )

PREPOSITION

▪ because of ~

She's unable to play because of ~.

▪ through ~

McNair continues to play through ~ ( = despite having an injury ).

▪ with ~

She slumped to the floor with injuries to her back and neck.

He pulled out with an ~ at the last moment.

▪ without ~

a guide to lifting without ~

▪ ~ from

injuries from the fire

▪ ~ to

PHRASES

▪ a claim for ~ ( law )

a claim for personal ~

▪ a risk of ~

There is a real risk of ~ in sports such as climbing.

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