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Submitted by Kadir on Fri, 10/09/2021 - 18:44

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When I was a child I had fell from the roof and my ankle has twisted. My father took me to the hospital for first aid. Then I couldn't walk for two weeks.

Submitted by Abrarhussain on Mon, 05/04/2021 - 07:20

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When I was playing football in my college team during semi final match my right toe was badly injured.

Submitted by cittàutopica on Wed, 31/03/2021 - 15:45

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Many years ago I stumbled in a step of a pavement and I injured myself at the right ankle. The technician put my leg in a cast for one month, but, when the plaster was removed, I was incapable of moving my ankle and I had to follow rehabilitation terapies for a long time.

Submitted by Liax on Sun, 14/03/2021 - 20:59

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When i was eleven, i broke my ankle by playing soccer

Submitted by Rafaela1 on Thu, 03/12/2020 - 12:56

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Uncle Sam Ankle Thumb ;)

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Thu, 03/12/2020 - 08:49

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Yes, when I was 11 years old that's time a day I and my friends playing cricket match and I was wicketkeeper my forehead was become damage and fell blood.from then I don't play cricket match. I watch only.

Submitted by valen on Fri, 13/11/2020 - 13:51

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when i was a kid i fell down on both my knee and my elbow ,my wrist was affected too . hitting your toes or your ankle in the door hurts so much .

Submitted by Zamira on Fri, 30/10/2020 - 19:55

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When I was younger I fell down on my elbow. I had an awful pain. Also when I fell off the bike I had the wrist ache. And also It is very awful when I hit the ankle.

Submitted by Hn0062 on Thu, 29/10/2020 - 15:27

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unfortunately, I have a bad habit, I peel my finger's skin and hurt it. Several times, I have tried to break it but I wasn't successful.

Submitted by Clitus on Fri, 23/10/2020 - 12:00

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They say that I've beautiful eyebrows got but I know myself my teeth are not that beautiful .Although my friends use to say that scarlet lipsticks don't suit with my face,I still put them on as I like them.

Submitted by Pola on Fri, 11/09/2020 - 17:21

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I think when I was 7 years old , l broke on my right elbow and another one when I was 9 years old on the left side.

Submitted by Asni on Tue, 25/08/2020 - 23:14

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I think there is something wrong with my joints, maybe arthritis, because I often injure them. Especially, my left knee and my wrists, they are very sensitive to any effort, sudden movement, or heavy weight. I like working out but I feel that my joints are kind of obstacles that don't allow me to go as far as I would like during my training sessions. A couple of days ago, I injured my wrists by carrying more weight than usual in a lat pull-down machine.

Submitted by John A. on Mon, 24/08/2020 - 09:46

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It's been more than 3 years I played football because of several ankle, hips and abbuctors injuries. I miss it so much and feel so sad just thinking about it...but anyway, it could be worse ;)

Submitted by ECAMELOR on Sat, 15/08/2020 - 23:56

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Ever bruised a toe and my nail fell off.

Submitted by Fernando Belmonte on Thu, 30/07/2020 - 17:14

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I have never suffered a lession, a bone fracture or a critical wound. Before pandemic I used to go swimming and I rarely injured myself , few times when I tried to push me from the pool corners I hurt my toes, but they were insignificant things that could be treated and almost recovered inmediatly.

Submitted by Ramazan Altınışık on Wed, 22/07/2020 - 09:00

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I don't remember many things but when I was 14 I had an accident. One of my fingers was broken and it was suffering too much. Also when we eat something, we bite our tongues accidentially and then it hurts too much.

Submitted by Alansi11 on Thu, 09/07/2020 - 09:14

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I'v never broke my leg or ankel, but onec when i was kid , while i was playing football i injured my knee and elbow. Furthermore, i'v some pain in my wrist until these days.

Submitted by claudiacaluff on Mon, 08/06/2020 - 05:25

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I'v never broken my knee or my ankle, but once time in my childhood I injury my fingers playing with a door and my fingernails were still hurting for a long time after that.

Submitted by Mvilla on Fri, 05/06/2020 - 15:32

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No, I never have broken a leg, or something

Submitted by OlaIELTS on Wed, 27/05/2020 - 16:07

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Its really logical. Yes. I had, for example my left wrist.

Submitted by Abuelisa on Thu, 23/04/2020 - 21:20

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I love climbing mountains. Once, while I was climbing a steep mountain I accidentally lost my balance and fell down. Unfortunately, I twisted my ankle, it was very painful. However, even though I also had a knee injury I would repeat that experience.

Submitted by Su Wai on Tue, 14/04/2020 - 12:41

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when I was young , I broke my leg because I jumped from my house's upstairs. It was pretty crazy. And the doctor told me to take a month off.

Submitted by Mamta Gusain on Tue, 31/03/2020 - 13:36

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Few months ago, i got a minor crack in my ankle. while i was getting down off the staircases. at that time i did not feel pain. but the next day when i woke up in morning my ankle got swollen. I went to doctor. The doctor put a plaster on my foot in order to fix the crack. and asked me to take 10 days rest.

Submitted by Daudau0601 on Mon, 30/03/2020 - 03:26

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i injured a wrist when i was playing volleyball. Then i stopped playing and relaxed

Submitted by piyush_bpin on Sun, 22/03/2020 - 00:54

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I play cricket on daily basis and often injures one or other body parts. Recently I was doing my net practice and sprained my ankle while chasing the ball. It cost me two weeks complete bed rest. Such accidents are not unusual in my day to day play. Last year I had another severe injury than the last one where I broke my shoulder while caching ball and felt on my side. I had to got to hospital and had a small surgery to repair my shoulder. I took around two weeks to discharge from hospital and another two weeks to get back to work. Even after this many injuries, I still love playing cricket.

Submitted by Scommel on Tue, 17/03/2020 - 15:16

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yes actually it happen to me often to have this kind of injures due to the fact that i do shotokan karate and in martial art like in other disiplines you get injures ,like we say no pain no gain , the good part of it is that you body start to adapt to it and you recover faster the next times.

Submitted by Maksim on Mon, 03/02/2020 - 16:10

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When I was a child I went to karate section, and ones, while sparring a boy who I was fighting with hit my thumb by his foot and broke it. That day we came to the hospital and I got gypsum on my hand.

Submitted by Ammaraf on Mon, 03/02/2020 - 14:30

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I like to play football, basketball and swimming, once I tried to stand on my feet I injured my toe when I check what happened I sow glass under sand it was caused the hit for my toe.

Submitted by Rafaela1 on Sun, 19/01/2020 - 14:11

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OMG! SInce this morning, I've got a strained back as I bent over to pick up a heavy thing. ( ᵒ̴̶̷̥́ _ᵒ̴̶̷̣̥̀ )

Submitted by AdrianaPC on Mon, 13/01/2020 - 12:08

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Fornutaley, I´ve never been injured. Is it correct this sentence?

Hello AdrianaPC

Except for the spelling error ('fortunately'), yes, that is correct, though some people prefer not to use a comma after a sentence adverb. If you were writing for someone like that, then with the spelling corrected and the comma removed, it would be correct.

All the best

Kirk

The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by JAE Aniruth on Sun, 17/11/2019 - 16:04

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I've had a pain in the back for a long times. I can't seat for working more than 8 hours. these sentence Is that OK Peter?

Hello JAE Aniruth,

Those sentences are not quite correct. Here is one way to say this:

I've had a pain in the back for a long time. I can't work sitting down for more than 8 hours.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by Smiley1 on Thu, 07/11/2019 - 23:24

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I’ve had a pain in the back for these a few days. Or I’m having a pain in the back. Are both sentences acceptable?

Hello Smiley,

The first sentence is fine. The second sentence should have a simple verb, not a continuous form:

I’ve had a pain in the back for these a few days.

I have a pain in the back. 

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by mtalebi on Wed, 04/09/2019 - 16:01

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When I was playing football I fell down and my forehead injured.

Submitted by Cheeseontop on Sun, 01/09/2019 - 16:19

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A small line is still on my toe actually it was a serious wound when I ran and kicked a sharp metal on the ground.

Submitted by Smartsosty on Tue, 20/08/2019 - 02:16

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Yes, I have been injured of my wrist and a toe, the first one, was when a was a teenager, I fell down from a house second floor to a first concrete floor, my wrist was discolated and after that my arm was plastered for about a month by a Doctor. My toe was injured because accidentally I hit the drawer cabinet with my left barefoot when I was doing some kind of exercise.

Submitted by Stanley Alvarez on Thu, 08/08/2019 - 21:40

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I can say that it is very important to care that body parts when we practice a sport or do any activity. Once, when I was at university I practised theatre, I slipped on stage and I injured my right shoulder. It was very painful but with time I improved my shoulder.

Submitted by popo1011 on Sun, 21/07/2019 - 10:52

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Thank God until now I had not any injured if I had it a moment, I cannot bear it. its imagination is incredible for me.

Submitted by bardia on Fri, 19/07/2019 - 12:12

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I can not speak English so I can not answer your question

Submitted by hust_9x on Thu, 18/07/2019 - 03:49

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i have a friend who study with me in high school. He has 7 fingers so he has to write by left hand. He study very good. I think he's energy people.

Submitted by JTEROBA on Mon, 15/07/2019 - 15:25

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I sprained some fingers because I stopped a kick. Fortunately, I can move them.

Submitted by chris-kutte on Fri, 12/07/2019 - 23:41

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I injured my wrist at a football game with my local team. I've been playing as a goalkeeper. Otherwise I still didn't have any injuries.

Submitted by DD53 on Tue, 09/04/2019 - 18:41

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Last month I fell down and twisted my left knee while I was skiing.

Submitted by MAO on Tue, 02/04/2019 - 13:47

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l like workout in the gym. Owing to the heavy weight of dumbbell and barbell, putting on bracers is necessary to protect my wrist. Furthermore, if you like to do squad or jogging, you should wear the kneepad to release the stress caused by the pressure. Whatever sports you like to do, warming up can avoid your elbows, knees, ankles, and wrists being hurt.

Submitted by Rafaela1 on Fri, 22/03/2019 - 13:52

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When I was playing with my friends on a school playground, I had a slip and fell over and cut my knee. I got up and walked away, but one of the friends shouted 'Blood!!' I found bleeding from the open wound of my knee! My teacher took me to the hospital right away and put some stiches in the wound. That's the biggest injuer of my life! く("0")>

Submitted by Olga Saldarriaga on Mon, 04/03/2019 - 15:08

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I am sad because I can not go to the gym now. I injured the left knee when I was practicing yoga.