caught bending

caught bending

Taken by surprise. Caught in a vulnerable position. Oh man, I hope Jack isn't hurt too badly. He was really caught bending on that play, and the linebacker just crushed him!
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Additionally, the order states that any officer who is caught bending the aforementioned norms will be subject to strict action.
Picture the scene: Robin, a disillusioned social worker trying to keep on the right side of her boss, quits one day in anger when she gets caught bending the rules.
The Mayor, Jo Hamlett, wants to stop people lying, so he's suggesting a law that will lead to fines for anyone caught bending the facts.
It is a bit like being caught bending over a body, knife in hand, hacking the victim, shouting: 'Die, die, die' then pleading not guilty to murder.
Lenders caught bending the rules will run the risk of heavy fines and being put out of business.
SO, Farewell 'Nasty' Nick, evicted from the Big Brother house after being caught bending the rules.