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artificial limb

This page is about the collocation artificial limb

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a prosthetic arm or leg that replaces one that's been lost

For example

  • Did you notice all the young war veterans with artificial limbs?

  • Our limbs might be artificial, but we can still use them.

Note:
Related collocations include "artificial leg", "artificial heart", "artificial hip", "artificial lungs", etc.

Quick Quiz

Which is an artificial limb?

a. an artificial kidney

b. an artificial knee

c. an artificial arm

Contributor: Matt Errey