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Sentences with the noun Achilles

7 examples:

Niners wideout is nearly six months removed from Achilles' injury.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Kobe Bryant's minutes will be limited at first as he returns from Achilles' injury.
(Mike Bresnahan in Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

The 10th pick of 2009 draft is set for season debut after recovering from Achilles' injury.
(USA Today - NFL, )

The manager of a non-league team from Devon snaps his Achilles while celebrating his side winning their division.
(BBC Sport, )

The 55-million-year-old fossil of Archicebus achilles suggests primates first arose in Asia, according to a report in Nature.
(Geoffrey Mohan in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Michael Carrick’s recuperation from surgery on his injured achilles is currently taking place on the golf fairways of Dubai.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

John Banville’s “Love in the Wars,” at Bard SummerScape, centers on an Amazonian queen who fights against the Greeks and falls in love with Achilles.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Other sentences

95 examples:

Achilles was an ancient Greek hero.

When Achilles would draw his sword to slay Agamemnon, Athena, invisible to all else, holds him back by a lock of hair. Here Homer shows us the gods as the psychology of ancient Greece.

For violence, like Achilles' lance, can heal the wounds it has inflicted.
(Frantz Fanos)

Achilles was like a rock star of his day so it made sense to have Brad Pitt playing him.
(Wolfgang Petersen)

This isn't a torn Achilles' or wrenched rotator cuff.
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Puig says Lakers star is recovering well after Achilles tear.
(USA Today - NBA, )

The 30-year-old admitted she worried about an ongoing Achilles problem.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Bulls were without Luol Deng (sore Achilles) and Kirk Hinrich (back).
(Fox News - Sports, )

The Dallas Stars forward tweeted a photo of his sliced Achilles on Friday.
(USA Today - NHL, )

It typically takes six to eight months to recover from a ruptured Achilles.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

The Chelsea skipper has not played in over month owing to an achilles problem.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jennings said on Twitter he will be out six to nine months with a ruptured Achilles.
(USA Today - NBA, )

San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te'o is out for the season with a torn Achilles.
(UPI - News, )

The fossil represents a new species, Archicebus achilles, and was unearthed in China.
(Science Daily - News, )

The wicketkeeper underwent an achilles operation that became altogether more serious.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Eagles all-pro tackle re-injured surgically repaired Achilles when Roll-A-Bout failed.
(USA Today - NFL, )

GB bobsleigh pilot John Jackson on his "phenomenal" recovery from a ruptured Achilles.
(BBC Sport, )

New Ospreys lock De Kock Steenkamp claims on Twitter to have suffered a torn Achilles.
(BBC Sport, )

Length of quarterback's absence to be determined. Also, LB DeMeco Ryans tore Achilles.
(USA Today - Sports, )

76ers guard Pierre Jackson was carried off the court by teammates with an injured Achilles.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Former Giants kicker headed to Tampa as team announces Barth will miss season with torn Achilles.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis is ruled out for up to six months after undergoing Achilles surgery.
(BBC Sport, )

Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall has a ruptured left Achilles and is done for the season.
(The Vancouver Sun - Football, )

Port Adelaide ruckman Paddy Ryder is expected to miss another AFL game because of an Achilles injury.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Here is an early look at the conference championship games, including the teams’ Achilles’ heels.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Wicket-keeper Prior is expected to go under the knife to try and sort out his ongoing achilles problem.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jessica Ennis-Hill will miss 12 to 15 weeks with an Achilles injury according to coach Toni Minichiello.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior will undergo surgery on a long-standing Achilles problem on 4 September.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Anthony Ogogo will be out for several more months after a setback in his recovery from Achilles surgery.
(BBC Sport, )

An Achilles injury that caused her to miss a club event in Edinburgh on Saturday has still not cleared up.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

An Achilles injury could prevent captain Sean O'Loughlin from playing for Wigan Warriors again this season.
(BBC Sport, )

Brisbane veteran Justin Hodges says Darius Boyd is in the best mindset to overcome a lengthy Achilles injury.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The St. Louis Cardinals say injured ace Adam Wainwright is out for the season because of a torn left Achilles.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette will miss a second straight season because of an Achilles injury.
(UPI - News, )

Surrey batsman Kevin Pietersen will not play in the Indian Premier League because of calf and Achilles injuries.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon suffered a ruptured right Achilles against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
(UPI - Sports News, )

Wales prop Samson Lee was seeing a specialist in London on Monday to gauge the full extent of an Achilles injury.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Olympic bobsleigh pilot John Jackson will miss the start of the World Cup season after an Achilles injury relapse.
(BBC Sport, )

Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill pulls out of her season opener in Edinburgh with an Achilles injury.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior hopes to return from an Achilles injury in Sussex's Championship game at Middlesex.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Pamela Cookey is named in England's squad for their series against Malawi after recovering from an Achilles injury.
(BBC Sport, )

A British regulator said Achilles Macris sugarcoated the extent of the problems in a derivatives portfolio in 2012.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill says her Achilles 'feels really good' after she returns from injury.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

Christian Benteke is closing in on an Aston Villa return as he continues his quick recovery from an achilles injury.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

England captain Pamela Cookey will miss the Commonwealth Games after rupturing an Achilles, England Netball confirms.
(BBC Sport, )

The Western Bulldogs have dropped four players, while star Port Adelaide recruit Patrick Ryder has an Achilles injury.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

St Johnstone will be without Tim Clancy for the Scottish Cup final against Dundee United because of an Achilles injury.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

West Brom centre-back Jonas Olsson will be out for between four to six weeks as he will undergo minor Achilles surgery.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Sussex and England wicketkeeper Matt Prior will have his Achilles injury assessed by the England & Wales Cricket Board.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Van Gundy says former All-Star will continue his rehab in Arizona; Brandon Jennings (Achilles) is about six weeks away.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Olympic and world heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will miss the indoor athletics season with an Achilles injury.
(BBC Sport - Athletics, )

Pace bowler Ryan Harris, a member of Australia's Ashes squad, is ruled out for up to two months with an Achilles injury.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Hull's Sone Aluko will miss up to 10 weeks with a torn Achilles sustained in the warm-up before the win over Sunderland.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Northamptonshire's Alex Wakely hopes to be involved behind the scenes this season despite his long-term Achilles injury.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior will miss Sussex's County Championship match against Lancashire with an Achilles injury.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Lyon and Wales hooker Huw Bennett has been forced to retire after failing to recover from a longstanding achilles injury.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Michael Carrick has resumed light training at Manchester United after undergoing an operation on his troublesome achilles.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Norwegian downhill skiing world champion Aksel Lund Svindal tears his Achilles playing football and could miss the season.
(BBC Sport, )

Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane will not start Tuesday night's friendly with Poland because of an Achilles injury.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

GB bobsleigh pilot John Jackson has "astounded" medical experts with his rapid recovery following pioneering Achilles surgery.
(BBC Sport, )

Jessica Ennis-Hill will miss 'between 12 and 15 weeks' in her bid to recover from the achilles problem that has ended her season.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Northants captain Alex Wakely is looking forward to a "second chance" after recovering from a career-threatening Achilles injury.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

Bobsleigh pilot John Jackson is named in the British squad for Olympic qualification events, despite suffering an Achilles injury.
(BBC Sport, )

When Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs tore his Achilles in the 2015 season-opener, there were questions about his future.
(UPI - News, )

Madeline Miller, author of "The Song of Achilles," learned the music of Buddy Holly as a strategy to reach out to a distant father.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

The Lakers made a $48.5-million gamble that Kobe Bryant will return to form after a lost season due to knee and Achilles' injuries.
(Eric Pincus in Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill is recovering well from the achilles injury that ruled her out of the World Championships.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Paula Radcliffe came within a whisker of pulling out of her marathon farewell on the streets of London following an Achilles injury.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

Memphis Grizzlies starting point guard Mike Conley will miss at least 3-4 weeks with an Achilles injury, the team announced Saturday.
(UPI - Sports News, )

After two shoulder dislocations and two Achilles operations, Olympic medallist Anthony Ogogo adjusts to life in Strictly Come Dancing.
(BBC Sport, )

Republic of Ireland striker Jonathan Walters is ruled out of Saturday's Euro 2016 clash against Belgium because of an Achilles injury.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

West Brom defender Jonas Olsson is set to undergo minor achilles surgery that will rule him out until January, the club have announced.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Frank Lampard has declared himself fit for Chelsea’s season-opener against Hull on Sunday after fully recovering from an Achilles injury.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Achilles Lambert, 11 months old, was found in Mexico City along with his father, Patrick Lambert, who is a person of interest in the killing.
(NBC News, )

Ronald Koeman will miss Southampton's Premier League season opener against Newcastle after having a successful operation on his ruptured achilles.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott is unsure when Daniel Wells will return from an Achilles injury but says the 30-year-old's career is not in doubt.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Matt Prior had feared for some time that he would have to concede defeat to the achilles injury that brought his career, to a premature close at 33.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Jonathan Walters is a major doubt for the Republic of Ireland's key Euro 2016 showdown with Belgium on Saturday after aggravating his achilles injury.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Named Archicebus achilles and smaller than the pygmy mouse lemur, the tiniest living primate, it was unearthed near the Yangtze River in central China.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Jessica Ennis-Hill has withdrawn from this month’s World Championships to avoid more damage to the left achilles injury that has derailed her season.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Chelsea were hit with an injury scare on Tuesday afternoon when Eden Hazard was forced out of training with the Belgium squad with an achilles problem.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Explosive Melbourne Storm winger Marika Koroibete has to overcome an achilles laceration if he is to face North Queensland at AAMI Park on Saturday night.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, who tore his left Achilles in the 2015 opener, was activated off the physically unable to perform list.
(UPI - Sports News, )

Brisbane's Justin Hodges has provided further evidence he is still a State of Origin threat before allaying fears he's aggravated his troublesome achilles.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

IU student Julian Batts loses at "Wheel of Fortune" after failing to correctly pronounce "mythological hero Achilles" despite having the puzzle fully revealed.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Sussex head coach Mark Robinson has warned that wicketkeeper Matt Prior remains 'pretty much out indefinitely' as his recovery from an Achilles injury continues.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Louis Cardinals ace pitcher Adam Wainwright has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with an Achilles injury amid fears he could miss the remainder of the season.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

An achilles injury means Frank Lampard is a doubt for England's clash against Scotland later this month as Chelsea continued their hectic world tour on Friday morning.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

With Zlatan Ibrahimovic left on the bench as he recovers from an achilles injury, Sweden were held to a -1 draw with Russia in their Euro 2016 qualifying game at home.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Simona Halep shrugged off a mystery achilles problem to ease past Kiki Bertens and into Wimbledon's fourth round where she will meet either Madison Keys or Alize Comet.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Quarterback who was hurt most of last season refuses free agency to re-sign with Lions; linebacker who lost 11 games to a torn Achilles last season working hard in rehab.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

World number two Simona Halep overcame a nagging Achilles problem to beat Caroline Garcia of France at the Sydney International on Tuesday ahead of next week's Australian Open.
(The New York Times - Tennis, )

Malaga forward Julio Baptista has returned to full training for the first time since an Achilles operation that sidelined him for four months, the La Liga club said on Wednesday.
(The New York Times - Soccer, )

Darian Durant who missed a key portion of last year's season with the Saskatchewan Roughriders was forced to leave the Blue Bombers-Roughriders game Saturday with an Achilles injury.
(CBC Sports in CBC Sports, )

The statue depicts Polyxena, daughter of King Priam of Troy and Queen Hecuba, being abducted by Achilles after offering herself as a sacrifice in exchange for the body of her brother.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

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