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uk /bend/ us /bend/ bent, bent

bend verb (CURVE)

B2 [ I or T ] to (cause to) curve:

The road bends to the left after the traffic lights.

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.
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.

Más ejemplos

  • Light rays bend as they pass from air to water.
  • You'll snap that ruler if you bend it too far.
  • the point where the road bends
  • His new trousers ripped when he bent down.
  • I bent down and picked up the coins lying on the road.

Phrasal verb(s)


uk /bend/ us /bend/

bend noun (CURVE)

B2 [ C ] a curved part of something:

There's a bend in the pipe so you can't see from one end to the other.
The car came around the bend on the wrong side of the road.

[ U ] in football, the curve in which a ball moves when it has been kicked in a particular way:

Good players can put bend on the ball.

Más ejemplos

  • He came off the road while driving his car around a bend at high speed .
  • The river broadens out around the next bend.
  • Be careful when you're cycling because there are several sharp bends along the route.
  • The children are practising writing letters with lots of bends in them, like 's' and 'm'.
  • Why does your cat have that funny little bend in her tail?

(Definición de bend del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

bend en inglés americano

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bendverb [ I/T ]

us /bend/ past tense and past participle bent /bent/

to change the position of your body or a part of your body so that it is no longer straight but curved or forming an angle:

[ I always + adv/prep ] She dropped her umbrella and bent down to pick it up.

bendnoun [ C ]

us /bend/

a curved path or an angle:

a bend in the road

(Definición de bend del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)