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The wrist is that part of a person’s body where the hand joins the arm.
The wrist provides flexibility for moving the hand.
taking a pulse
When your pulse is taken, the nurse of the doctor takes it from your wrist.
A wristwatch is worn around the wrist. A wristwatch tells time.
Wristwatches are less popular nowadays because so many people carry cell phones that tell time.
When a person is apprehended (caught) by a police officer, the police officer might put handcuffs around the suspect’s wrists to reduce the possibility of escape or harm to the arresting officer.
a limp wrist
Here’s an interesting adjective for you. To say that someone or something is limp-wristed is to say that it is weak. Here are some examples:
April 17, 2018