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1calambre masculineI've got a crick in my neck — me ha dado tortícolis
- I woke up the next morning, still sitting on my couch, with a crick in my neck aside from the rest of my wounds.
- I get a crick in my neck from looking up that much.
- She was going to wake up with a serious crick in her neck.
- At the point of shaking her head, Irdle had gotten a crick in the neck when the door to the inn burst open, bearing two of the last people she would have expected to see.
- The hard, high fastball is extremely difficult to hit, but if it comes in at batting practice speed, the pitcher may get a crick in his neck from watching the ball sail over the fences if he throws it too often.
- A classy midfielder could get a serious injury - most likely a crick in the neck - watching the ball soaring back and forwards.
- His back was stiff, and his neck had a crick in it.
- An overly heavy weight can take you beyond a safe range of motion, and that can give you a crick in the neck or other form of injury.
- I stood up carefully, and from the new position I could see that at some point during the night Sillabub and I had found a couch, which would explain the terrible crick in my neck.
- It was almost as though the boom had a crick in its neck after being folded up for so long en-route to, and in orbit around, Mars.
- I rolled over to face him, I was getting a crick in my neck.
- Shane practically bolted off of the plane, leaving his parents behind him, working cricks out of their necks.
- He smirked, ‘It's time for you to wake up now - sorry about the crick in your neck.’
- Adam woke late the next morning with a bad crick in his neck.
- Adam woke up quite early thanks to a painful crick in his neck.
- After a leisurely tour of the cathedral and with cricks in the neck from looking up all the time (it's a very high church), we repaired to one of the bistros that line the stone pavement around the church, to have a bite of lunch.
- Today I woke up with the biggest crick in my neck ever.
- The next morning I woke up with a crick in my neck and an annoying pain in my side.
- Eavan woke the next morning with a crick in his neck from sleeping in the wrong position for too long and a stale taste of ale in his mouth.
- My backside was sore from sleeping on such hard ground and my neck had a crick in it from the high elevation of my ‘pillow’.
1to crick one's neck — hacer un mal movimiento con el cuello
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