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NOUN   a wheelchair user | wheelchair users
колясочник {м} [разг.]wheelchair user <WCU>
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Translation for 'wheelchair user' from English to Russian

wheelchair user <WCU>
колясочник {м} [разг.]
Usage Examples English
  • Several climbs by disabled people have drawn attention. Wheelchair user Bernard Goosen from South Africa scaled Kilimanjaro in six days in 2007.
  • In January 2017, a wheelchair user was denied access to a Arriva Yorkshire bus by the driver, because a pushchair was occupying the wheelchair space.
  • Though he was not (as often erroneously stated) a full-time wheelchair user, he could only walk very slowly, so it was easier to get from A to B in the wheelchair, and for the days when he coached he used an electric scooter which was provided for him by the PCA.
  • He was the first wheelchair user to attend the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Hayes was a wheelchair user for the remainder of his life.
  • Paul Alan Partain (November 22, 1946 – January 28, 2005) was an American actor, perhaps best known for his role in the original "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" (1974) as the wheelchair-user Franklin Hardesty.
  • Once becoming a wheelchair user, Rhue described feelings of fear and anxiety over being unable to land on-screen work in the entertainment industry for a period of 11 months.
  • Mayhew underwent double knee replacement surgery in 2013, having been a full-time wheelchair user for the previous two years and still largely reliant on it at the time of filming "The Force Awakens".
  • The Boilermakers Hump is planned to be reprofiled with new seating, incorporating wheelchair user spaces on the uppermost level accessed from ground level via a new lift.
  • She was the first female wheelchair user in the world to present on television on BBC2's ground-breaking series for disabled people "From the Edge".
  • In Grant Morrison's miniseries "Seven Soldiers: Mister Miracle", the Black Racer appears as a wheelchair user (probably "not" Willie Walker, as he appears white), following the destruction of Apokolips and New Genesis.
  • In 2001, Paolozzi suffered a near-fatal stroke, causing an incorrect magazine report that he had died. The illness made him a wheelchair user, and he died in a hospital in London in April 2005.
  • The storyline was developed when actor Roger Tonge had himself become a wheelchair user off screen as a way to keep him in the series, thus becoming the first paraplegic regular character portrayed in a British soap opera.
  • Gough also appeared in popular British television shows, including "Doctor Who" (as the titular villain in "The Celestial Toymaker" (1966) and as Councillor Hedin in "Arc of Infinity" (1983)), and in a memorable episode of "The Avengers" as the automation-obsessed wheelchair user Dr.
  • Upon her election to Parliament, Begg became the first permanent wheelchair user in the House of Commons since the 19th century.
  • In ill health and a wheelchair user after World War II, Princess Helena Victoria made one of her last major appearances at the 20 November 1947 wedding of her first cousin twice removed Princess Elizabeth, to Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark.
  • The Kangoo became popular with mobility impaired and wheelchair users due to its height and accessibility, and because it could be adapted to include mounting points for wheelchairs.
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