Definition of 'shin'
Example sentences containing 'shin'
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How do you make a shin of beef just as tasty? Times, Sunday Times (2013)His leg at his shin was hanging from a flap of skin. The Sun (2011)But using the right technique can leave you with sore shins. The Sun (2014)Sometimes she wore her soccer shin guards long after practice was over. Christianity Today (2000)Pennant has recovered from a fractured shin and double hernia. The Sun (2008)Your front shin should be remain at right angles to the floor. The Sun (2013)They have a warm removable liner and removable shin and knee armour. The Sun (2009)Possibly accompanied by a swift kick in the shins. The Sun (2010)After that we all wore shin guards and played for our lives. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)The saw takes the shin and knee off. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Lots of kicking shins and bruised toes. The Sun (2011)Bring to the boil then simmer gently for five minutes before carefully pouring it over the beef shin. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All that was left of my legs were my shin bones and my arm was flapping in bits. The Sun (2011)He suffered from sore shins afterwards. The Sun (2008)The front shin should be straight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Like a bruised shin, you can run it off if you have a mind to. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is a slice of beef or veal shin, full of rich marrow. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The result could be a jarring running style, complete with shin pain and sore hips. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Position feet as shown, with straight front shin. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His trousers were rolled up; his knees and shins were pitifully thin. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She said: 'I cut my shin to the bone and cut my arm. The Sun (2014)We had a look at half-time and the big man's leg caught his shin. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I knew chances would be at a premium and I would end up with a pair of shins covered in bruises. The Sun (2008)
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Used Occasionally. shin is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'shin'
British English: shin /ʃɪn/ NOUN
Your shin is the front part of your leg between your knee and ankle.
She kicked him in the shins.
- American English: shin
- Arabic: ظُنْبُوب
- Brazilian Portuguese: canela parte da perna
- Chinese: 胫部
- Croatian: cjevanica
- Czech: holeň
- Danish: skinneben
- Dutch: scheen
- European Spanish: espinilla
- Finnish: säären etuosa
- French: tibia
- German: Schienbein
- Greek: καλάμι πόδι
- Italian: stinco
- Japanese: むこうずね
- Korean: 정강이
- Norwegian: skinnbein
- Polish: goleń
- European Portuguese: canela parte da perna
- Romanian: tibia
- Russian: голень
- Spanish: espinilla
- Swedish: skenben
- Thai: หน้าแข้ง
- Turkish: kaval kemiği
- Ukrainian: гомілка
- Vietnamese: cẳng chân
Definition of shin from the Collins English Dictionary
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