He rubbed his arms; nothing seemed to be shattered or even sprained all that badly.
Gary Paulsen -- Hatchet
Then I sprained my ankle.
Carl Deuker -- Gym Candy
I don’t think it’s broken, but it sure is a bad sprain.
Wilson Rawls -- Where the Red Fern Grows
"Ankle’s okay, but I think I sprained my butt bone."
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory
Ruth sprained her ankle and spent a month on crutches.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Longest Ride
"It was sprained," Alec said.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
The night before, Paramedic (in Training) Lindsey Lee Wells had diagnosed him with moderate contusions and "sprained balls" after an exhaustive search of medical Websites.
John Green -- An Abundance of Katherines
I got to my feet: minor spraining of the sub …. trans …. damn, what was that called?
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
"It’s a pretty bad sprain, so I’d say a few days until she can walk, a week or two until it’s fully healed."
Kass Morgan -- The 100
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She rushed toward the abandoned car, the boots clipping awkwardly on the concrete floor as she tried not to trip on the too small foot and sprain her ankle.
Marissa Meyer -- Cinder
This is not a sprained ankle, Pat.
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
If someone sprained an ankle, others felt the pain.
Jerry Spinelli -- Stargirl
Have you ever tried to get to your feet with a sprained dignity?
Madeleine L’Engle -- A Wrinkle in Time
She had sprained her knee dancing a tango at the office party.
Ellen Raskin -- The Westing Game
Doctor Trefusis (1870-1936, May He Wake to Glory) inspected it and pronounced it merely sprained.
Neil Gaiman -- The Graveyard Book
If they come around looking for you, one of your friends says you sprained your ankle and you’re coming along behind."
James Lincoln Collier -- My Brother Sam is Dead
Another sprains an ankle when he hits.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
Hana sprained her ankle in the fall and still has to do physical therapy once a week, to keep it strong.
Lauren Oliver -- Delirium
I went once for the stomach flu and dehydration after what Sam called my Gut Puking Spectacular, and once for a sprained wrist.
Alexandra Bracken -- The Darkest Minds
"We used to think concussions were like sprained ankles," Dr. Barrett said.
Lauren Tarshis -- I Survived: The Attacks of September 11, 2001
My shoulder may be sprained.
Lemony Snicket -- The Reptile Room
One scraped shin, one cut eyebrow, one split lip, one bloody nose, six smashed knuckles, one sprained thumb, and two loosened teeth.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
Who took you to the hospital when you sprained your wrist?
Simone Elkeles -- Perfect Chemistry
Maman had brought Pari, who was the patient that time, having sprained her ankle badly during gymnastics in school.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
His sprained ankle throbbed as he forced the pedal downward in an effort that was almost beyond him.
Lois Lowry -- The Giver
It was a very obstinate sprain; the swelling would not go down, and the pain still continued.
Upton Sinclair -- The Jungle
My ankle was sprained, maybe broken.
Rick Riordan -- The Sea of Monsters
The injury list grew longer: cuts, sprains, blisters, bruises, pulled muscles., and maybe three cases of pneumonia.
Marcus Luttrell -- Lone Survivor
O that he had sprained his ankle in the first place!
Jane Austen -- Pride and Prejudice
But a week before we were due to leave, Gran tripped over a tree root and sprained her ankle.
Gayle Forman -- If I Stay
"No, it’s a sprain."
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
We only had Doctor Phillips from Kerrith here once, that time she sprained her wrist.
Daphne du Maurier -- Rebecca
He limped around the room on his sprained ankle.
Michael Crichton -- Jurassic Park
Porthos replied that in all probability his sprain would not permit him to depart yet awhile.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Three Musketeers
I think it might be sprained, or broken.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Fallen Angels
I expect I have sprained my ankle.
Lucy Maud Montgomery -- Anne Of Green Gables
One day he sprained his ankle in his effort to avoid stepping on an ant.
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
And the last time I’d cried had been in the third grade, when I’d fallen from the tree house and sprained my wrist.
Nicholas Sparks -- Dear John
ed., he always had some excuse not to participate—a sprained ankle or a headache or some such—and sat in the bleachers and read one of his books.
Homer Hickam -- October Sky
Did you hear about that fellow sprained his ear?
William Faulkner -- As I Lay Dying
One day I stumbled carrying lime and sprained my ankle.
Wladyslaw Szpilman -- The Pianist
I don’t think it’s broken, but it might be a sprain.
C.S. Lewis -- Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
"Thank you: I shall do: I have no broken bones, — only a sprain;" and again he stood up and tried his foot, but the result extorted an involuntary "Ugh!"
Charlotte Bronte -- Jane Eyre
The landlord was near spraining his wrist, and I told him for heaven’s sake to quit—the bed was soft enough to suit me, and I did not know how all the planing in the world could make eider down of a pine plank.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
You sprained your back.
John Steinbeck -- East of Eden
She learned that she had torn the cartilage of two ribs, that she had sprained an ankle, ripped patches of skin off one knee and one elbow, and acquired a few bruises spread in purple blotches over her body.
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
And when you think that she has her regular office work to do, that Mr. Kleiman is sick, that Miep is home with a cold and that Bep herself has a sprained ankle, boyfriend troubles and a grouchy father, it’s no wonder she’s at the end of her tether.
Anne Frank -- The Diary of a Young Girl
They licked their lips and clucked their tongues in fond remembrance of pains they had endured—childbirth, rheumatism, croup, sprains, backaches, piles.
Toni Morrison -- The Bluest Eye
Only some years later could I appreciate how badly troubled he must have been when he came home to find Sophie had sprained her ankle, and that it had been David Strorm, the son of Joseph Strorm, of all people, who had seen her foot.