Synonyms of sprain
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pullIf you pull a muscle, you injure it by straining it.
• Dave pulled a back muscle and could hardly move.
• I had to come off because I turned my ankle in the first half.
twistIf you twist a part of your body such as your ankle or wrist, you injure it by turning it too sharply, or in an unusual direction.
• He fell and twisted his ankle.
Thesaurus for sprain from the Collins English Thesaurus