bend the elbow

bend (one's/the) elbow

To drink alcohol, perhaps excessively. Come bend your elbow at the bar with us tonight! If you're this hung-over, you must have really bent the elbow at the party last night.
See also: bend, elbow

bend the elbow

verb
See also: bend, elbow
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The second function of the biceps is to flex or bend the elbow.
Ferrets are robust little animals and, despite being temporarily unable to bend the elbow, Tinkerbell continues to scurry about as if nothing has happened.
Nerves which used to bend the elbow, now make pinching movements.
However, whether Ajmal exceeded the limit to bend the elbow by a 15 degree limit will be hard to detect by the human eye.
The main function of the biceps is to bend the elbow.
Exhale, bend the elbow to the side taking the ear to the ground.
To work this area we simply have to bend the elbow, bringing the hand up towards the head and shoulders.
Running along the forearm, it helps bend the elbow.
Pick up one weight with your right hand, then bend the elbow and hold it down between your shoulder blades behind your head (2).
Campbell, who owns the Moffat House Hotel inMoffat, Dumfriesshire, said: "Although I can bend the elbow, the shoulder is fixed and if I try to drink a cup of tea with my right arm, I end up chucking it over my shoulder.
Extend your arms long by your sides and press them behind your hips, being careful not to bend the elbows.
To begin the movement, bend the elbows slowly lowering your body towards the floor maintaining a neutral posture, do not push the hips up higher than the shoulders and do not drop your head towards the floor bending the neck these are common technique faults with the press-up.
Keeping your head in a neutral position, bend the elbows to lower your head and chest towards the wall, coming as close as you can to it but not touching it.
Bend the elbows directly behind you to lower the body and push through the arms to lift.