Injury on or in somewhere?

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irland5

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Hello everyone,

When you have an injury what preposition do you use?

Last year I got an injury on my wrist and I still have it. Would it be correct or would you use in instead of on. Could you use either on or in?

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It would be far more natural to say "Last year, ​I injured my wrist and it is still painful".
 

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'On' my wrist is possible, although it implies that the injury is to the skin someplace around your wrist. I'd be more likely to specify the injury as well with 'on'.

I have a cut on my wrist.

If you're referring to some kind of internal injury, use Emsr2d2's phrasing in #2
 
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