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Related to bent over backwards: head up, be all and end all, off chance, at the outset, plugging along
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Synonyms for backwards

towards the rear

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in reverse order

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  • in reverse order
  • back to front
  • in the opposite way from usual

to the past

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Synonyms for backwards

toward the back

in or toward a former location or condition

Synonyms for backwards

at or to or toward the back or rear

in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal

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Despite The People's revelations last week that he is a sex pest who tried to seduce two men, she stood by him at Manchester Airport as he bent over backwards to avoid photographers.
Unlike the US, Canada has never embargoed trade with Cuba, and has usually bent over backwards to maintain good trade relations with Fidel Castro's diehard Communist regime.
That a group of men who have bent over backwards to justify sexism might bend over backwards to justify covering up pedophilia is not so surprising to women who have been victims of discrimination in parishes, dioceses, and Catholic schools.
This company bent over backwards to be honest,'' Harris said in a written statement submitted to the Daily News.
The legacy-obsessed State Department, which has bent over backwards to produce a peace treaty--any peace treaty--in the Middle East, has done next to nothing to support the peace process taking place in East Asia.
And so the vigilantes of Washington bent over backwards for months, professing to be shocked, shocked by office sex, deal-making, and corner-cutting.
Geoff Stickels, Arena Leisure's director of racing, urged trainers with horses contesting the early races to vacate their boxes as quickly as possible and he added: "We have done the best we can in the space available and the Jockey Club has bent over backwards to help us.
Even though we're not their biggest client, they have always bent over backwards to assist us.
A GIRL of 10 who was bent over backwards by a rare genetic condition has made a miraculous recovery after pioneering surgery.
They have bent over backwards to help and he has treated their concern with disdain.
Vista spokesman Funsho Ajibade said: "Judges were particularly impressed that Mr Barrie bent over backwards to help clients without expecting something in return.
We bent over backwards to accommodate her but she was difficult beyond belief.
The recruiting and transition staff has bent over backwards to make our life easier in this move.
His shock decision came less than three weeks after the selectors had bent over backwards to accommodate the Surrey left-hander in their 16-man party.
In Northern Ireland, we have bent over backwards for them to remain British - so why don't we do the same for Gibraltar?