sprain
noun
1. (injury) 
a. el esguince (M) 
The doctor recommended that I rest for two weeks so that the sprain could get better.El médico me recomendó reposo durante dos semanas para que el esguince mejorara.
b. la torcedura (F) 
Put some ice on that sprain and let's go to the hospital.Ponte algo de hielo en la torcedura y vámonos al hospital.
transitive verb
2. (to wrench) 
a. torcerse 
I sprained my ankled while going down the stairs.Me torcí el tobillo mientras bajaba las escaleras.
b. hacerse un esguince en 
The athlete sprained his wrist during the tennis match.El atleta se hizo un esguince en la muñeca durante el partido de tenis.
sprain
Noun
1. (injury) 
a. el torcedura f, esguince (M) 
transitive verb
2. (general) 
to sprain one's ankle/wristtorcerse el tobillo/la muñeca
sprain [spreɪn]
noun
torcedura (f)
transitive verb
torcer
to sprain one's wrist/ankle hacerse un esguince en la muñeca/el tobillo
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