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  • 21 bend — (bend) a flexure or curve; a flexed or curved part …

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  • 22 bend — n. curve, kink; knot, mat v. make curved; lean down; tilt; surrender; invert, turn over …

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  • 23 bend — bȅnd m DEFINICIJA glazb. manji instrumentalni sastav, osobito za izvođenje plesne, jazz, pop i rock glazbe ETIMOLOGIJA engl. band …

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  • 24 bend — vb *curve, twist Analogous words: contort, *deform: deflect, divert (see TURN) Antonyms: straighten …

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  • 25 bend- — *bend germ., Adjektiv: Quelle: Personenname; Etymologie: s. *bendan; Sonstiges: Schönfeld, Wörterbuch der altgermanischen Personen und Völkernamen, 1911, 27 (Ariobindus, Ariovinda, Ariovindus, Ariovinna) …

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  • 26 bend|ed — «BEHN dihd», adjective, verb. –adj. bent: »on bended knee. –v. Archaic. bent; a past tense and a past participle of bend1 …

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  • 27 bend|er — «BEHN duhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that bends. 2. U.S. Slang. a drinking spree. 3. Baseball. a curve. 4. Obsolete British Slang. a sixpence …

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  • 28 bend — I UK [bend] / US verb Word forms bend : present tense I/you/we/they bend he/she/it bends present participle bending past tense bent UK [bent] / US past participle bent *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to lean forwards and downwards, or to move …

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  • 29 bend — bend1 [ bend ] (past tense and past participle bent [ bent ] ) verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to lean forward and downward or move the top part of your body forward and downward: He bent and kissed her quickly. bend forward: She bent… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 30 Bend — Cet article a pour sujet la technique guitaristique. Pour une définition du mot « bend », voir l’article bend du Wiktionnaire. Pour la ville de l Oregon, voir Bend (Oregon) …

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  • 31 bend — [[t]be̱nd[/t]] ♦♦♦ bends, bending, bent 1) VERB When you bend, you move the top part of your body downwards and forwards. Plants and trees also bend. [V adv/prep] I bent over and kissed her cheek... [V adv/prep] Turn the pot if the plants show… …

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  • 32 bend — bend1 bendable, adj. /bend/, v., bent or (Archaic) bended; bending, n. v.t. 1. to force (an object, esp. a long or thin one) from a straight form into a curved or angular one, or from a curved or angular form into some different form: to bend an… …

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  • 33 bend — bend1 W3S3 [bend] v past tense and past participle bent [bent] [: Old English; Origin: bendan] 1.) [I and T] to move part of your body so that it is not straight or so that you are not upright ▪ Lee bent and kissed her. ▪ She bent her head. ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 34 bend — 1 bend, verb past tense and past participle bent bent 1 MOVE YOUR BODY (intransitive always + adv/prep) to move the top half of your body forwards or downwards (+ towards/across etc): He bent towards me and whispered in my ear. | bend over (=bend …

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  • 35 Bend Or — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Bend Or caption = sire = Doncaster grandsire = Stockwell dam = Rouge Rose damsire = Thormanby sex = Stallion foaled = 1877 country = Great Britain flagicon|UK colour = Chestnut breeder = Eaton Stud owner …

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  • 36 bend — I n. 1) to make a bend (the river makes a bend) 2) a horseshoe; sharp; slight bend 3) a knee bend 4) (misc.) (colloq.) (BE) round the bend ( mentally unsound ) II v. 1) (D; intr., tr.) to bend to (the road bends to the right; she cannot bend them …

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  • 37 bend — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ gentle, slight, wide ▪ hairpin (BrE), sharp, tight ▪ Some of the hairpin bends had Ruth clinging to her seat …

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  • 38 bend — I [[t]bɛnd[/t]] v. bent, bend•ing, n. 1) to force from a straight form into a curved or angular one or from a curved or angular form into a different form: to bend an iron rod into a hoop[/ex] 2) to guide in a particular direction: to bend one s… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 39 bend — I. /bɛnd / (say bend) verb (bent or, Archaic, bended, bending) –verb (t) 1. to bring (a bow, etc.) into a state of tension by curving it. 2. to force into a different or particular, especially curved, shape, as by pressure. 3. to cause to submit …

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  • 40 bend — {{11}}bend (n.1) a bending or curving, 1590s; thing of bent shape, c.1600, from BEND (Cf. bend) (v.). Earlier act of drawing a bow (mid 15c.). The bends decompression pain first attested 1894. {{12}}bend (n.2) broad diagonal band in a coat of… …

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