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English definition of “bend”

bend

verb [I, T]     /bend/ (past tense and past participle bent)
BODY B2 to move your body or part of your body so that it is not straight : He was bending over to tie his shoelaces . Bend your knees when lifting heavy objects .Bending, twisting and curving
OBJECT B2 to become curved , or to make something become curved : The trees were bending in the wind . The road bent sharply to the left . → See also bend over backwards, bend/stretch the rulesBending, twisting and curving
(Definition of bend verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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