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1calambre masculineI've got a crick in my neck — me ha dado tortícolis
- Adam woke up quite early thanks to a painful crick in his neck.
- His back was stiff, and his neck had a crick in it.
- My backside was sore from sleeping on such hard ground and my neck had a crick in it from the high elevation of my ‘pillow’.
- Eavan woke the next morning with a crick in his neck from sleeping in the wrong position for too long and a stale taste of ale in his mouth.
- An overly heavy weight can take you beyond a safe range of motion, and that can give you a crick in the neck or other form of injury.
- I woke up the next morning, still sitting on my couch, with a crick in my neck aside from the rest of my wounds.
- The next morning I woke up with a crick in my neck and an annoying pain in my side.
- Shane practically bolted off of the plane, leaving his parents behind him, working cricks out of their necks.
- I stood up carefully, and from the new position I could see that at some point during the night Sillabub and I had found a couch, which would explain the terrible crick in my neck.
- It was almost as though the boom had a crick in its neck after being folded up for so long en-route to, and in orbit around, Mars.
- A classy midfielder could get a serious injury - most likely a crick in the neck - watching the ball soaring back and forwards.
- After a leisurely tour of the cathedral and with cricks in the neck from looking up all the time (it's a very high church), we repaired to one of the bistros that line the stone pavement around the church, to have a bite of lunch.
- The hard, high fastball is extremely difficult to hit, but if it comes in at batting practice speed, the pitcher may get a crick in his neck from watching the ball sail over the fences if he throws it too often.
- He smirked, ‘It's time for you to wake up now - sorry about the crick in your neck.’
- I rolled over to face him, I was getting a crick in my neck.
- At the point of shaking her head, Irdle had gotten a crick in the neck when the door to the inn burst open, bearing two of the last people she would have expected to see.
- I get a crick in my neck from looking up that much.
- She was going to wake up with a serious crick in her neck.
- Today I woke up with the biggest crick in my neck ever.
- Adam woke late the next morning with a bad crick in his neck.
1to crick one's neck — hacer un mal movimiento con el cuello
- Bees winger Peter Sutcliffe missed that tie three weeks ago after cricking his neck at his hotel breakfast table on the day of the match.
- Harold said he couldn't get down comfortably to play shots because he cricked his neck a few days ago.
- Another lady claimed she had cricked her neck because she was ‘shocked’ by a movement made by one of the centre's ‘human statues’.
- Bridget cricked her neck as she flipped through the seven hundred and sixty-five page book by some unknown famous psychologist.
- I wasn't very good at hang-gliding, I crashed my glider, cricked my neck.
- The two lads cricked their necks as the door creaked open to the Prince's study.
- Her shoulders ached, and she felt that she had cricked her neck past repair.
- We stand, necks cricked, the milky way slashing across the sky, constellations blazing.
- Adam felt his eyes widen and he snapped his head to look at her so fast his neck cricked.
- It is a product of an impatient society that prefers to crick its neck peering at an online news bulletin than wait until the morning for a paper.
- I was close enough that the oversized screen nearly filled my peripheral vision, but high up enough that there was no need to crick my neck.
- Ethan's head shot up so fast, I was surprised he didn't crick his neck.
- ‘What… ‘I whispered, my sore, dry throat cricking in protest.
- The bandages on his face peeled off, and the bones suddenly cracked back into alignment, and his nose cricked into place.
- I looked up at him so fast, that I was afraid my neck would crick.
- You crick open an eye and shiver, shaking off the sleepiness.
- Martin made his debut in the 1-1 draw at Leatherhead on Saturday, although Fowler was nursing a cricked neck on the bench.
- The privilege will also cost you a quid, but that's a small price to pay to avoid a cricked neck and beer-stained chinos.
- I don't know what her boyfriend must have thought when she got in ‘from a club’ soaking, full of mud, and with a cricked neck.
- Its not helping my cricked back and shoulder but ne'er mind.
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