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bent double

Bent over at the waist. I was bent double for nearly half an hour after he punched me in the stomach.
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The Boston tribunal was set up in June last year after Mr Sullivan, who was 'bent double' by his condition, was then able to 'walk about straight' after praying to the Cardinal.
WHO knew that being bent double, gasping for breath could be such fun.
But the vehicle's entire front section was crumpled, with the bonnet bent double.
You see it on the red carpet, famous faces alighting from limousines and strolling casually into the theatre, confidently and serenely, raised up on five inch, stick thin heels, feet bent double and not flinching for a second.
By the time I'm seven minutes in I'm bent double and seeing stars, breathing hard and thinking I've nothing left.
Skipper Angus Campbell of Kilda Cruises said: "They were exhausted by the end of it - the rod was bent double. " The fish can swim up to 43 miles per hour and scientists say they may become more common than cod off Scotland through rising sea temperatures.
He is then seen bent double underneath the steps as One Direction sing their next song.
Video footage which appeared after the game shows Maloney going down bent double following the clash.
The FA will ask referee Mike Jones to confirm he and his assistants did not witness the incident and then review the footage - which shows Maloney going down bent double following the clash - before deciding whether to charge Ivanovic.
'We'll run a plank up either side of the door so the cat can get in and out.' Then there were the old boys a few days ago who dragged an armchair out on to a nearby frozen lake, weighted fishing rods so they bent double, and sat there pretending to be fishing while a third man took pictures and sent them to their friends.
and he gave me the thumbs up!" At that point the collective shrieking made it sound like a riot was ensuing backstage, the cameras visibly shaking and Alex and Matt bent double over the sofa in fits.
BENT DOUBLE: Joy for Darren as the goals continue NICE TURN OF FRAIZ: Campbell makes the game safe for Sunderland despite the best efforts of Birmingham pair Roger Johnson and Stephen Carr
His father John Massey, 37, was hugged and almost bent double as he was overcome with grief, while John Paul's brother, Craig, 13, comforted him.
"I don't want to become a crippled old lady, bent double, who can only shuffle along."
After watching his side clinch their first points of the season thanks to a Darren Bent double, on-loan keeper Scott Carson's save and an El Hadji Diouf penalty Dowie said: "Was it difficult in light of the heightened awareness at certain things going on?