In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1herida feminineto receive/sustain an injury — recibir/sufrir una herida
- injuries to the hands and face — heridas en manos y cara
- internal/head injuries — heridas internas/en la cabeza
- an injury to sb's pride/reputation — un agravio al orgullo/a la reputación de algn
- On Wednesday of this week he underwent surgery as a result of injuries sustained at the club.
- He suffered injuries to his head and face and is now scared of returning to the scene.
- There are no reports of such an injury resulting in any damage to a pregnant woman.
- So shocking is this injury, in fact, that there are fears over the player's career.
- He suffered leg and back injuries as he fell to the ground when the vehicle crashed into a hedge.
- I take no responsibility for any death or injuries as a result of trying this at home.
- I also had suspected brain damage and a spine injury, so I had lots of different scans.
- The driver stopped the vehicle and had to receive hospital treatment for his injuries.
- My injury was the result of a gentle run through University Parks yesterday afternoon.
- The driver of the skip lorry was taken to Hope Hospital with minor leg injuries.
- Ashford Hospital is able to treat minor injuries resulting from mishaps such as yours.
- Moreover, that failure was the very breach of duty which the plaintiff alleges caused her injury.
- There were no reports of damage or injuries, and the earthquake did not trigger a tsunami.
- She says she is still shaken up and suffered injuries to the face, neck and shoulders.
- They both walked out of the hospital with minor injuries hours after the shooting.
- It is feared the man will not walk again because of the severe spinal injuries he suffered.
- Carey has had a recurrence of an ankle injury which has severely limited his training.
- Successive goals in his first two appearances for the club were followed by an injury in his third start.
- The hurt or injury need not be serious or permanent but must be more than trifling or transient.
- Andrew was given 10 stitches, and was left with severe headaches as a result of the injury.
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