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seriously injured

This page is about the collocation seriously injured

collocation pattern: adverb + adjective

Meaning

badly hurt or injured

For example

  • Several seriously injured people were taken to hospital.

  • I only had a few bruises, so I wasn't seriously injured.

Note:
Also "badly injured" or "severely injured". For injuries caused by weapons, you can use "wounded" instead of "injured".

Quick Quiz

You're seriously injured if you've got

a. a black eye

b. a broken leg

c. a broken heart

Contributor: Matt Errey