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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 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.
Bent double, he shuffled into his office, frail and shrunken, and struggled to find his seat.
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.
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.
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.
You could never hurry for if you were not bent double halfway up, you had already collapsed.
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?
A sign telling visitors the recently-repaired boardwalk was named after Mr Thomas was deliberately bent double.
These moves had their immediate origin in the sexually provocative dances and "batty-rider" costumes of Jamaican dance-hall and ragga culture, the woman either bent double or else upright, legs akimbo, doing the tootsie roll.
Personal fave Chwech is dispatched in brilliant fashion, more rocky than before, but still rammed with light and shade as guitarist Alun Evans bounces around like a three-year-old and fellow axeman and sometime organist Gruff ab Arwel stands bent double like an indie Albert Steptoe.
And the lilies in this engaging production, devised and performed by theatre company The Lions Part, certainly spend plenty of time in the open air - albeit either bent double turning potatoes, or up to their elbows in mud and manure.
Mall manager Siobhan McConnell said: "People were bent double with laughter.
Went to "Sega" Miners' strike war on Bent double like old beggars under sacks the poet said Like me grandpop at Dunkirk They who fought the noblest fight of all Saw last pit pony scrambling from a murky coaldust hall I war in tears Cos I didn't talk proper Like the Queen Mam, your in Christ's kingdom now When we meet I'll tell you true I do talk proper like the Queen .