bend under one's own weight

idiom

: to be too heavy to maintain a straight or normal position
The branches of the fruit tree were bending under their own weight.

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“Bend under one's own weight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bend%20under%20one%27s%20own%20weight. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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