bend in

bend in

to curve or turn inward. The shore bent in about a mile to the west. The side of the shed bent in under the force of the wind.
See also: bend
References in classic literature ?
After considering the matter carefully, Tip decided that the best place to locate Jack would be at the bend in the road, a little way from the house.
So intent was Mombi on the treasures she had gained that when she turned the bend in the road and caught a glimpse of the man, she merely nodded and said:
Why, my father stretched his rainbow over here this morning, so that one end of it touched this road," was the reply; "and I was dancing upon the pretty rays, as I love to do, and never noticed I was getting too far over the bend in the circle.
She walks on, happy whenever she is coming to a bend in the road, for perhaps he is behind it.
Matt said, ``Sam told me I would have to fire exactly 17 metres to the left of the target for the bullet to bend in the wind and take him out.
With his body fairly erect, a slight bend in his knees, and his feet about 12 inches apart, the QB is now in the best position to throw the football quickly with velocity and accuracy, much like a pitcher from the stretch position.