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English definition of “bend/lean over backwards”

bend/lean over backwards

C1 to try very hard to do something: I've been bending over backwards trying to help you, and this is all the thanks I get!Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of bend/lean over backwards from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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