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English definition of “bend”

bend

verb (CURVE)    /bend/ (bent, bent)
B2 [I or T] to (cause to) curve: The road bends to the left after the first set of traffic lights.Bending, twisting and curving B2 to move your body or part of your body so that it is not straight: I bent down and picked up the coins lying on the road. Now, bend forward/over and touch your toes! Make sure you bend your knees when you're picking up heavy objects. After her fall she complained that she couldn't bend her leg properly.Bending, twisting and curving on bended knee in a position in which the knee of one leg is touching the floor: He went down on bended knee to ask her to marry him.Sitting and standing
(Definition of bend verb (CURVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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