Examples of dislocate in a Sentence
She fell and dislocated her shoulder.
The new hotel will dislocate several businesses.
Thousands of workers have been dislocated by the latest economic crisis.
Recent Examples of dislocate from the Web
Marcus Jones dislocated his ankle so badly in a collision with a runner on first base during a college game that the bottom of his foot turned upward.
Miller dislocated his left knee October 29 against the Saints and needed emergency surgery to avoid amputation.
Alex Anzalone has dislocated his right shoulder three times in the past five years.
After a promising first half hour of football from the Reds, Salah was hurled to the ground in a challenge from Sergio Ramos, resulting in the Liverpool talisman dislocating his shoulder and having his night ended prematurely.
Hayward went down with 6:50 left in the first quarter on opening night, breaking his tibia and dislocating his ankle after he was knocked out of the air trying to catch a lob from Irving and landed wrong.
Collison missed his entire rookie season after dislocating his shoulder and requiring surgery.
Golfer Tony Finau dislocates his ankle while celebrating a hole-in-one.
His attest and playing partner in the final round was Tony Finau, who dislocated his ankle Wednesday celebrating a hole-in-one during the Par-3 Contest.
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DISLOCATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dislocate for English Language Learners
medical : to move (a bone) out of its normal location or position in a joint
: to force (someone or something) to move from a place or position
: to cause (a business, system, etc.) to change in some major way : to stop (something) from functioning as it used to function
DISLOCATE Defined for Kids
medical Definition of dislocate
- he dislocated his shoulder
- the humerus was dislocated in the fall
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