English version

hamstring in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhamstringham‧string1 /ˈhæmˌstrɪŋ/ noun [countable]  HBHa tendon behind your knee, which sometimes gets injured when you do sport He pulled a hamstring in training.hamstring injury/problem/strain etc
Examples from the Corpus
hamstringSteve Nash is nursing various aches and pains, including a sore hamstring.Marlon Farlow, who is nursing a sore hamstring, gained 25 yards on four rushes.hamstring injury/problem/strain etcMuch depends on whether Neil Fairbrother is fit following a hamstring strain.Karros has a hamstring injury that he said is serious and could keep him out for another week.Danny Wallace is missing with a hamstring injury.Border regained the Aussie captaincy from opening batsman Mark Taylor after a fortnight's lay-off with a hamstring injury.Starting quarterback Scott Mitchell was ineffective before leaving in the second quarter with a hamstring injury.Jett caught only 13 passes and missed most of this exhibition season with a hamstring injury.He faces a fitness test today on the hamstring strain that has kept him out for two matches.