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
Perhaps the Rockets will be able to keep Luc Mbah a Moute, who remains a free agent and was a key piece last year — one that missed virtually all of the West finals after dislocating his shoulder twice.
Finau dislocated his left ankle celebrating a hole-in-one in Wednesday's Par-3 competition, but managed to play with the injury all weekend.
Finau dislocated his left ankle celebrating a hole-in-one during the Par-3 Tournament on Wednesday and then popped it back into place.
Finau appeared to have dislocated his ankle, and then popped it back into place, after taking a faulty step running backwards Wednesday while celebrating a hole-in-one during the Par-3 Contest.
The Tigers were left further shorthanded last month when starting forward Anfernee McLemore dislocated his ankle, fractured his tibia and tore ligaments in his ankle on the road against South Carolina, ending his season.
Anyway, that was good, and then there was that France game, with the bloke who dislocated his shoelace and that United player with an ever changing haircut.
Officer’s finger dislocated by suspect A man accused of threatening a woman with a kitchen knife was not easy to arrest last week.
Finau’s foot Tony Finau became a social media star Wednesday for the video of him dislocating his ankle while celebrating a hole-in-one during the Masters 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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