English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "bend"

The nail bent when I tried to hammer it into the boardSuperman is able to bend a steel bar in half with his bare hands.

The nail bent when I tried to hammer it into the board.

He is always trying to bend the rules, and try something different.

Plants will generally bend towards the light.

Bendy rural roads are a serious traffic hazard.

Keep your knees slightly bent while you are lifting a heavy weight to avoid hurting your back.

When you come to a fork in the road, take the route which bends to the left.

We used a bent coat hanger to open the car door after I'd locked my keys inside.

If you look at a pencil standing in a glass of water, the pencil appears to bend at the surface of the water.

There is a Japanese proverb that states that the taller the bamboo grows, the lower it bends.

There is a Malaysian proverb which states that to bend a piece of bamboo, it is best to start when it is just a shoot.

Jean de La Fontaine once said, I bend, but do not break.

You can bend light waves on your television set using a simple magnet.

In the days of the explorers, Tahitian girls gave sexual favors to sailors in exchange for nails, which could easily be bent into fish hooks.

The taxi driver couldn't see what lay beyond the bend in the road.

The Barbie doll wasn't given bendable legs until six years after it was created.

Find someone who can bend over and touch her/his toes, with his/her back straight.


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