serious injury

This page is about the collocation serious injury

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a very bad injury

For example

  • Most of the serious injuries we treat are caused by traffic accidents.

  • Neymar's got a serious back injury, so he can't play again for months.

Quick Quiz

Which is a serious injury?

a. a broken jaw

b. a broken tooth

c. a broken fingernail

Contributor: Matt Errey