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War and Peace
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  • "No, it’s a sprain."
  • It was they, these soldiers—wounded and unwounded—it was they who were crushing, weighing down, and twisting the sinews and scorching the flesh of his sprained arm and shoulder.
  • He could not tell them simply that everyone went at a trot and that he fell off his horse and sprained his arm and then ran as hard as he could from a Frenchman into the wood.

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  • She sprained her ankle.
  • He rubbed his arms; nothing seemed to be shattered or even sprained all that badly.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Hatchet

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