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Synonyms for bend

bend over backwards

Synonyms

  • try
  • endeavour
  • try hard
  • toil
  • make every effort
  • go all out
  • do your best
  • bust a gut
  • do all you can
  • give it your best shot
  • jump through hoops
  • break your neck
  • exert yourself
  • do your utmost
  • do your damnedest
  • give it your all
  • rupture yourself
  • drive someone round the bend

Synonyms for bend

to swerve from a straight line

to cause to move, especially at an angle

to incline the body

to be unable to hold up

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something bent

Synonyms for bend

a circular segment of a curve

movement that causes the formation of a curve

curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc

an angular or rounded shape made by folding

a town in central Oregon at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range

diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left

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change direction

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cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

bend one's back forward from the waist on down

turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest

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bend a joint

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His bowling left arm had a permanent bend in it and could not be fully straightened as he let the ball go from a bent elbow wind-up.
A THE combination of your bent elbows, pressure on the ulnar nerve or funny bone, and perhaps that your hands are higher than the rest of your body leads to that feeling.
With bent elbows, press your hands together at shoulder level just above your midchest.
Now, spinners such as Singh and Muttiah Muralitharan have crept into the murky world of bent elbows, with the fast brigade still represented by Shoaib Akhtar and Brett Lee.
I also talked to them briefly about drawing figures in motion by displaying bent elbows and legs.
Although Forrest says she always supervises and "tidies" the performances, straightening bent elbows and crooked lines, she claims that "the dances are 100 percent authentic.