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dislocate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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dislocatedis‧lo‧cate /ˈdɪsləkeɪt $ -loʊ-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 MIINJUREto move a bone out of its normal position in a joint, usually in an accident 🔊 I dislocated my shoulder playing football.see thesaurus at hurt2 SPOIL formal to spoil the way in which a plan, system, or service is arranged, so that it cannot work normally syn disrupt 🔊 Communications were temporarily dislocated by the bad weather.dislocated adjective 🔊 a dislocated elbowdislocation /ˌdɪsləˈkeɪʃən $ -loʊ-/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 a period of economic dislocation
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Examples from the Corpus
dislocateHawkins dislocated a shoulder in the third game of the season.They had thought he'd split a kidney as well as fracturing an elbow and dislocating a shoulder.Viewers were treated to pictures of skulls, arms, legs and dislocated bodies.Thousands of workers have been dislocated by recent military base closures.Through these planes the bodies of the fish, fragmented and dislocated, can be traced in a series of subsidiary diagonals.Fredrickson dislocated his right shoulder early in the second quarter and did not return to the game.Sam dislocated his shoulder in riding accident.My son Nayib broke his collarbone and Emilio broke a rib and dislocated his shoulder.
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Verb table
dislocate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydislocate
he, she, itdislocates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydislocated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dislocated
he, she, ithas dislocated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dislocated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dislocate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dislocated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dislocating
he, she, itis dislocating
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you, we, theyare dislocating
Past
I, he, she, itwas dislocating
you, we, theywere dislocating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dislocating
he, she, ithas been dislocating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dislocating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dislocating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dislocating
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