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anklean‧kle /ˈæŋkəl/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 HBHthe joint between your foot and your legbreak/twist/sprain your ankle Janet slipped on the stairs and twisted her ankle. slender ankles2 ankle socks/boots
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ankleHe had been slowed by an ankle injury and was replaced by Jerry Olsavsky.A few burns to the feet and ankles are picayune compared to what might have happened.Her ankle was aching badly and she was hot and very fed up.He then jumped to avoid falling and broke his ankle.At least it s his wrist not ankle.Left tackle Derrick Deese sprained his right ankle when Steve Young rolled on his leg.Goldie takes one look at Rainbow's shaggy ankles and sighs.For a sprained ankle use rest, ice, compression and elevation.break/twist/sprain your ankleTwelve days after changing his spikes, J.. Mark Jennings slipped at a different club and broke his ankle.He then jumped to avoid falling and broke his ankle.They stuffed a sock into her mouth, pushed her inside and kicked her to the floor breaking her ankle and wrist.As he fell, he twisted his ankle.He sprained his ankle early in a game but continued to play.He had a knee injury, sprained his ankle twice, got the flu twice.She twisted her ankle while getting off the lift and had made the long trip down in pain.He knows when he does he's going to break his ankle.