bend double


chiefly British
: to fold in the middle
I held on tight as my fishing rod bent double.
He bent double in pain.

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Recent Examples on the Web In perfect unison the men bend double, throwing their body weight onto long thick paddles. Grayson Schaffer, Outside Online, 7 Feb. 2011

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“Bend double.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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