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bend forward

To lean in a forward direction. OK, everyone, now bend forward and touch your toes.
See also: bend, forward

bend forward

to lean forward; to curve forward. The tree bent forward in the wind. I bent forward to pick up the pencil.
See also: bend, forward
References in classic literature ?
"Why, of course, my dear boy," returned Herbert, in a tone of surprise, and again bending forward to get a nearer look at me.
From the way the regimental commander saluted the commander in chief and devoured him with his eyes, drawing himself up obsequiously, and from the way he walked through the ranks behind the generals, bending forward and hardly able to restrain his jerky movements, and from the way he darted forward at every word or gesture of the commander in chief, it was evident that he performed his duty as a subordinate with even greater zeal than his duty as a commander.
The snow covered his eyes and the wind seemed intent on stopping him, but bending forward and constantly lapping his coat over and pushing it between himself and the cold harness pad which prevented him from sitting properly, he kept urging the horse on.
Have you--have you suffered much?' said Ralph, bending forward, and allowing the same harsh smile to gather upon his face, as the other closed his eyes.
The man leaned on a stout gold-headed cane, bending forward on his seat to watch his visitors approach.
Pain is particularly aggravated by bending forward or laterally and is relieved on lying down.
Don't do crunches, heavy lifting, or other activities that involve bending forward; they put pressure on your vertebrae.
One picture also showed the Queen bending forward to assist her son while he is playing with his green car.
During a recent ABS-CBN show in London, Coco and Yassi were photographed on a sidewalk with shopping bags around them, with one photo showing Yassi bending forward covering her breast and Coco (lovingly?) looking on.
Avoiding bending forward and crunching the abdomen.
Pain in the back side of thigh running down the leg that is worse when sitting or bending forward.
These included an absence of pain when seated (LR 7.4; 95% CI, 1.9-30), improvement when bending forward (LR 6.4; 95% CI, 4.1-9.9), and neurogenic claudication (LR 3.7; 95% CI, 2.9-4.8).
According to Telegraph.com.au, as radiologist Johan Stipp gave his testimony, the Blade Runner was noticeably shaken, bending forward and putting his hand over his face, then moving them to cover both ears, for quite a while.
"He started bending forward at the waist and at the same time his legs collapsed," he said.
Uttanasana (forward bend): Exhale, bending forward from the hips.