WordReference English Collocations © 2020
bendⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- There is a bend in the [wire, metal, rod].
- try to get the bend out (of)
- Just follow the bend in the [road, sidewalk, street].
- a [sharp, sudden, gradual] bend in the road
- took the bend [too fast, cautiously, slowly]
- follow the bend towards
- the bend of the [river, lake]
- just [north, beyond] the bend
- The river has a horseshoe bend.
- has a bend in his back
- with a bend in your [knees, elbows]
- [ran, overtook the pack, sprinted] round the bend
- slang: You're driving me round the bend!
- bend down to [pick up, grab, lift]
- bend forward to [kiss, listen, pick up]
- would bend over backwards [to help, for her]
- [won't, will not, would not] bend
- can bend [steel, metal] with his bare hands
- bend [it] out of [shape, true]
- bend [the rules, your knees, a musical note]
- bend [it] [in the middle, slightly, sharply]
- bend with the wind
- vulgar: bend over and take it
- sexually explicit: bend her over (and fuck her)
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