limb

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlɪm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lɪm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lim)


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limb

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [a human, an animal, a mammoth, a dinosaur] limb
  2. needed his limb amputated
  3. needed to have his limb amputated
  4. the [lower, upper, residual] limbs
  5. a [hind, front] limb
  6. has a prosthetic limb
  7. [make, fit, design] a prosthetic limb
  8. examine the [broken, injured] limb
  9. [sever, cut, break off] a limb
  10. threatened to [break, tear off] his limbs
  11. broke a limb in the [accident, crash, fall]
  12. lost a limb as a result of the [accident]
  13. torn apart limb by limb
  14. my limbs are [hurting, aching, sore]
  15. a tree limb
  16. [saw, cut, broke] off a tree limb
  17. (climbed up to, reached, nested in) the highest tree limbs
  18. went out on a limb for you and you don't even [care, appreciate it]
  19. might be going out on a limb here, but
  20. idiom: risked life and limb to [win, succeed, get there]
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