In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be concussed — sufrir una conmoción (cerebral) / una concusión
- Nixon's dialogue is slightly concussed, and peppered with haw-haw, blue-collar cliché.
- The stretcher's on, and he looks like he's concussed.
- We thought he was concussed but his mum told me not to let him go to sleep so I kept talking to him.
- If she could concuss him, then she might just buy herself some time to escape.
- He was severely concussed and drifting in and out of consciousness.
- His neck was broken, he was concussed and his face was cut in several places.
- The blow to his head must have concussed him, for he saw two middle-aged women straighten up and walk briskly to the I.V. unit.
- When we took Jake to hospital after he collapsed we just thought he was concussed.
- Great bustards weigh rather more than quail, and when the first hunter was concussed the reaction was one of panic, and swift running for shelter.
- Sgt Glyn White, of Hampshire police, said: ‘The victim was concussed and suffered severe bruising.’
- She was badly concussed but there are no broken bones and they are just keeping her in overnight for observation.
- Or maybe I thought it was petrol fumes because I was concussed.
- Overall, the findings of this study suggest a delay of cognitive recovery beyond the 1st day following injury in mildly concussed high school athletes.
- Leitch was concussed after taking a knock to the head and Clarkson's twisted ankle will keep him out for a week at least.
- Doctors have said that you are much more likely to be concussed if you have had a concussion or neck trauma in the past.
- Had he been concussed he would have been stood down for an automatic six days.
- Slim was captured during the Battle of Kapyong after he was concussed by enemy shelling.
- The injury to the back of his head may have stunned or concussed him but was not responsible for his death.
- Someone told him his dad was just concussed before taking him home.
- Medical staff concluded he was concussed but there was no lasting brain damage.
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