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bent double

Bent over at the waist. I was bent double for nearly half an hour after he punched me in the stomach.
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No, I'm f***," said the soldier, still bent double with his head down.
Not long after Harper's rod bent double and after another tussle he landed a cod almost identical to Foster's.
Skipper Angus Campbell of Kilda Cruises said: "They were exhausted by the end of it - the rod was bent double.
God's novel is filled with adventure, with superstitions and rationalism, demons and hobgoblins, dead geese which shriek and man-mountain milkmen with voices 'like a lion', a noble and ancient washerwoman bent double beneath a bundle of bedlinen, and a poignant memory of motherhood in all its manifestations.
He is then seen bent double underneath the steps as One Direction sing their next song.
My back, legs and arms were aching so much I was bent double and I resembled Mrs Overall from Victoria Wood's Acorn Antiques comedy sketches.
65 seconds - a new British record - she bent double before lying on the track staring into the sky.
But after a Darren Bent double wrapped up an impressive 2-1 victory over Arsenal they will have aspirations of finishing in the top half of the table.
Everton's Leighton Baines struck a late penalty to secure a 2-2 draw at Goodison Park after a Darren Bent double looked to have put troubled Villa on course for three valuable points.
What if somebody who's bent double by the very burdens scripture and sermon say can be taken away, suddenly appears?
We find out what it takes to make a great rock guitarist, and that means clips of Pete Townsend flailing at his Fender, Jimi Hendrix bent double as if in a trance and Johnny Marr showing us calmly how to play the intro to 'This Charming Man'.
The temperature was 93F and her rod was bent double but she refused to give up and it took her 45 minutes to tire the fish and get it to the bank to be netted.
He asked me to get one and seconds later it was bent double - crazy.
Bent double by a crippling disease, an elderly American looked up to the Heavens and prayed to Birmingham's Cardinal John Henry Newman to deliver him from his torment.
Gymnast II, 1984, is a thin vertical slab that has almost been bent double.