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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of paralyse.

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Examples

  • What we are seeing is unprecedented - the Government appears to be paralysed from the neck down, and we are also seeing evidence of neurological damage as well .

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  • After 1815 Evans became paralysed from the waist down, but continued as a preacher.

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  • From this day forth Gordon is a legislative quadriplegic, paralysed from the neck down and reliant on uncaring backbench carers for the most basic of his parliamentary needs.

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  • I was pursuaded to try one of those things when I was paralysed from the waist down, to see if everything was paralysed.

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  • Sharon: Oh my god I'm paralysed from the waist down!

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  • A man paralysed from the neck down has been able to open e-mails, control a television and move objects with a robotic arm, simply by thinking about it.

    ‘Bionic Man’ Uses Brain Power to Control TV | Impact Lab

  • X-rays 26-year-old man has been paralysed from the waist down.

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  • That’s how he meets Sammy and Molly as they arrive on train from Toronto and he basically volunteers to aid this man and be his ward, taking care of this man who is paralysed from the neck down.

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  • On the senate floor, Byrd, who has died aged 92, lambasted his "paralysed" colleagues for their craven submission to preparations for what he branded an illegal war in Iraq.

    Robert Byrd obituary

  • John Denham, the shadow business secretary, said Cable's remarks showed the coalition was "paralysed" by cross-party squabbles.

    Vince Cable: I could end coalition

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  • My adjectival use: 'He has a paralysed arm.'

    August 20, 2011