калека ; инвалид ;
калечить; искалечить; перекалечить; уродовать; лишать трудоспособности; повреждать; приводить в негодность; наносить вред; наносить урон
- He was just another fucking cripple.
- But rules that strengthen banks in good times can cripple them in recessions.
- The cripple turned to make off into the undergrowth and as he did so there was a twang from Marian's bow and one of his crutches spun from under him and he was down one-sidedly.
- There was never even a possibility that Barney Clark would ever be more than a wretched cripple.
- His anxiety was that the cost of unification would cripple the West German economy, an anxiety I was to hear expressed on several occasions.
- Mine the art of the cripple, the retarded, the autistic, not the beautiful and whole.
- "Yes, it is," the cripple crowed.
- I cannot remember Mrs. Jeffery who must have died when I was quite small but her two daughters Miss Lottie Jeffery, a cripple and Mrs. Bruton continued living in the house.
- "You're not a bad lad, Jackie," grunted the overseer handing it over, "for a cripple."
- 3 PLAY A CRIPPLE
- The last of the six was occupied by Miss Kate Grace, a cripple from birth, who spent almost all day and every day standing on her crutches at the street door.
- To be described as surplus to requirements, perhaps after many years of loyal and diligent service, can cripple the self-esteem of even the most resilient person.
- They are recalled as somewhat sad, dependent figures: a "poor old fellow" who went out to his sister for his meals; "a right cripple" who had been unable to work for over ten years; "a very old gentleman" who scraped together a living by selling vegetables and tomatoes which he grew in his greenhouse, but was "very unhappy" because he had quarrelled with his drunken son.