Definition of 'frostbite'
Example sentences containing 'frostbite'
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They wanted me to get frostbite.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
His comments came shortly before four rescuers reached an Italian mountaineer suffering frostbite and exhaustion.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
People have often asked why my exposed fingers don't get frostbite.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Then you can still get away with dark tights or leggings when you want to look summery, without risking frostbite.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I really don't want to get frostbite.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Others became hysterical, possibly suffering from hypothermia, while thousands more suffered exposure and frostbite.Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
In Minneapolis, emergency workers warned that frostbite and hypothermia could set in within minutes.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
And incredibly there have been, as yet, no cases of hypothermia or frostbite.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The plucky 31-year-old risked frostbite and serious muscle injury as she went through waves up to 4ft high.The Sun (2010)
He was drunk and it was freezing - I am surprised he did not get frostbite.The Sun (2007)
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