Definition of 'elbow'
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Rest on your right elbow positioned under your shoulder and lift your hips and knees off the floor. The Sun (2016)My sore knee, tennis elbow and arthritic feet are forgotten. Times, Sunday Times (2017)With a controlled bend at the elbows, lower the chest towards the ground and pivot from your toes. The Sun (2016)The victim suffered a cut to his left elbow and a finger, bruising to his left leg, plus pain to his back and neck. Times, Sunday Times (2016)QA I have had tennis elbow in my arm for months. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Take each leg in turn to move towards your elbow and stretch out again. The Sun (2014)What is the best way of getting rid of persistent tennis elbow? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You may wonder who needs quite that much elbow room. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He thinks he was given the elbow because he was too nice. The Sun (2008)The technique is to place the left hand on the forearm or elbow of the other person. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)Nor have small food producers been elbowed aside. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Though the woman has to take some of her weight on one elbow it is very comfortable. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This week she is to receive a new electrically powered elbow joint. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She was also struck on the right elbow and the right hip. The Sun (2014)Then bend your elbows and twist your knees in a figure of eight movement. The Sun (2009)Take the right arm and push the elbow of the left arm to increase the stretch. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You can see the smug look on their smug faces as they elbow you into the gutter. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Your left elbow is held a little further forward than the right. Christy O'Connor Junior's Golf Masterclass (1993)But a touch of tennis elbow does not explain why his putting has suddenly become so unreliable. The Sun (2013)That lack of elbow room has dampened the appetite to invest. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The issue of whether it was a forearm or an elbow is irrelevant. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Lift your body up so you are resting on one elbow and your feet. The Sun (2016)Now they elbow my husband aside. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Within a moment, his flesh was boiled off the bone to his elbow. FINGERPRINTS: Murder and the Race to Uncover the Science of Identity (2002)Maybe we can give Elbow the elbow! The Sun (2012)QI am a keen gardener who suffers with pain in my inner elbow joints. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'elbow'
British English: elbow /ˈɛlbəʊ/ NOUN
Your elbow is the joint where your arm bends in the middle.
He slipped and fell, badly bruising an elbow.
- American English: elbow
- Arabic: مِرْفَق
- Brazilian Portuguese: cotovelo
- Chinese: 肘
- Croatian: lakat
- Czech: loket
- Danish: albue
- Dutch: elleboog
- European Spanish: codo
- Finnish: kyynärpää
- French: coude
- German: Ellbogen
- Greek: αγκώνας
- Italian: gomito
- Japanese: ひじ
- Korean: 팔꿈치
- Norwegian: albue
- Polish: łokieć
- European Portuguese: cotovelo
- Romanian: cot
- Russian: локоть
- Spanish: codo
- Swedish: armbåge
- Thai: ข้อศอก
- Turkish: dirsek
- Ukrainian: лікоть
- Vietnamese: khuỷu tay
British English: elbow VERB
If you elbow people aside or elbow your way somewhere, you push people with your elbows in order to move somewhere.
They also claim that the security team elbowed aside a steward.
Definition of elbow from the Collins English Dictionary
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