lean forward


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lean forward

to bend forward. Lean forward a minute so I can put a cushion behind your back. When Betsy leaned forward, she lost her balance and fell.
See also: forward, lean

lean something forward

to tilt or bend something forward. Lean the board forward a little bit, please. Someone leaned this panel forward a little too much.
See also: forward, lean
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One discrepancy: his computer model was able to lean forward 12 degrees without lifting its heels, while real people were only able to lean two-thirds as much -- 8 degrees.
Somehow, it leaks through the lettuce no matter how hard you try to lean forward and tilt the wrap back carefully when taking a bite.
Lean Forward Media is a high-growth company dedicated to creating high- quality content that entertains, engages and educates.
You can use your hands for support on the surface, but do not lean forward or backward.
You could try facing the wall with your knees bent in the parallel position, extend one leg back with a straight knee and gently press the heel to the ground as you lean forward.
The riders stand on the machines and lean forward slightly to travel.
3) The very nature of the storyteller is to lean forward.
An array of adjustments, including seat height, seat depth, armrest height, and back angle, fit the chair to the resident for proper positioning and full contact of feet with the floor without having to slide or lean forward.
As you lean forward, squinting, looking for the cursor, you notice in the reflected image a Rorschach pattern at the bottom of your shirt pocket being created by an exploded ballpoint.
Lean forward so your left hand is on the bench and your arm is supporting your upper body.
Before I retire I'd like to lean forward and tell them to stop it
Stop to chat and Kismet will lean forward and gaze intently into your eyes.
To counter added weight from your pack, you lean forward and round your shoulders, which pulls your back out of its normal position and can permanently alter your posture.