Meaning of INJURY in English
▪ appalling ( esp. BrE ), bad , catastrophic , devastating , horrendous , major , nasty , serious , severe , terrible
▪ minor , slight , superficial
▪ lingering ( esp. AmE ), nagging , niggling ( esp. BrE ), recurring
Researchers have determined that heading a football can cause permanent ~.
▪ career-ending ( esp. AmE ), career-threatening , season-ending ( esp. AmE ) ( all sports )
▪ 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.
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.
▪ 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 ~.
He underwent tests to assess his injuries.
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
▪ 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
The team has a lot of ~ problems.
▪ site ( esp. AmE )
Apply the gel to the ~ site.
▪ time ( BrE )
They scored two goals in ~ time.
He was an ~ replacement for another player.
a player on the ~ list
▪ case , claim , lawsuit ( esp. AmE ), suit ( AmE )
▪ 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
▪ a claim for ~ ( law )
a claim for personal ~
▪ a risk of ~
There is a real risk of ~ in sports such as climbing.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012