bend forward

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bend forward

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

to lean forward; to curve forward. The tree bent forward in the wind. I bent forward to pick up the pencil.
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In the picture, Dr Ruto has both his hands out while Senator Cheruiyot, who is dressed in grey suit, bends forward as he greets the DP with the left hand in his trouser pocket.Escorting the DP to receiving the leaders was Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter who was also got into another interesting scenario.
The new icon remains distinctive blue and white, but the figure bends forward with arms swinging back to signify forward movement, representing how people with disabilities are active and engaged in their life and community.
Keep your head facing forward as your upper body bends forward and try to keep your back relatively straight, avoiding over arching in the lumbar spine.
Right leg brushes to tendu efface, left leg plies; body bends forward from hips with a flat back; left arm raises overhead; right arm holds the top corner of chair.
The kneecap (patella) has to be more robust because the knee joint bears the weight of the body - without a patella we would walk with straight, stiff legs - and because the knee bends forward, making it more vulnerable to damage.
In the foreground, a middle-aged man bends forward on his knees to cradle a wounded girl, perhaps seven or eight years old, in his arms.
On a less scientific level, the teacher can observe the spinal column of a dancer as he or she bends forward at a fight angle or executes a head-to-knee bend from Fifth or First Position.