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Translation of "bend" - English-Spanish dictionary

bend

verb   /bend/ ( past tense and past participle bent)
to move your body or part of your body so that it is not straight doblar, inclinar Bend your knees when lifting heavy objects.
to become curved, or to make something become curved doblar(se), torcer(se) The road bent to the left.
noun   /bend/
a curved part of something curva a bend in the road/river
(Definition of bend from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

bend

verb /bend/ ( past tense, past participle bent /bent/)
to make, become, or be, angled or curved doblar(se), curvar I can’t bend my arm properly She bent down to pick up the coin The road bends to the right He could bend an iron bar.
to force (someone) to do what one wants doblegar, compeler, obligar He bent me to his will.
the bends noun plural
(medical ) agonizing pains, especially in the joints, affecting divers when they surface too quickly apoplejía Emergency services were called to assist a diver who was suffering from the bends.
bent on
determined to do something estar decidido/resuelto a Sally was bent on winning the game.
(Definition of bend from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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