lean forward


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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

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
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6) If you lean forward to see the screen adjust the screen resolution to a larger setting through the control panel and get your glasses adjusted if you wear them.
3 Wall pushup Stand a little farther than arms' length from the wall, lean forward, and place your palms flat against the wall at shoulder height and shoulder-width apart.
In addition to extracting value from online video with such features, publishers also need to note that lean forward video capabilities offer an important means of driving improved Web site metrics and business results.
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.
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.