bend down


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Translations
sklonit se
bukke sig ned
kumartua
sagnuti se
かがむ
굽히다
böja sig ner
ก้มตัว
cúi xuống

w>bend down

vi (person)sich bücken; (branch, tree)sich neigen, sich nach unten biegen; she bent down to look at the babysie beugte sich hinunter, um das Baby anzusehen
vt sep edgesnach unten biegen

bend down

يَـمْيلُ sklonit se bukke sig ned bücken (sich) σκύβω agacharse, inclinarse kumartua se baisser sagnuti se chinarsi かがむ 굽히다 naar beneden buigen bøye (seg) ned schylić się curvar-se наклоняться böja sig ner ก้มตัว eğilmek cúi xuống 弯腰
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The other trees of the forest did nothing to keep them back, so they made up their minds that only the first row of trees could bend down their branches, and that probably these were the policemen of the forest, and given this wonderful power in order to keep strangers out of it.
If any one approached them these curious trees would bend down their branches, twine them around the intruders, and hurl them away.
At last he decided there was no danger; but just as he prepared to part the bushes and bend down to the water, a movement among the opposite bushes caught his eye.
Mistress Mary forgot that she had ever been contrary in her life when he allowed her to draw closer and closer to him, and bend down and talk and try to make something like robin sounds.
We firmly believe in resolving the matter amicably and to bend down to pay homage to the institutions would not only avoid conflicts but also benefit the country", he added.
THE Florrie in Dingle hosts the fourth annual Bend Down Low Community Dance Showcase this weekend.
It has now become painful to lift her (every step I take triggers a spasm-type pain) and to bend down.
Performance is good but the on-off switch is on the base so you have to bend down.
She said: "I saw him bend down in front of double buggy, then he came to my car and I screamed to my sister, who had already told me to lock the door, 'he's trying to get in'.
Then bend down to touch your toes while he uses his tongue to tantalise you.
Another example would be to bend down the seventh finger, giving six tens and three units, so 7 x 9 = 63 Why does this work for the nine times table?
And though George Bush has yet to demonstrate he possesses the flexibility to bend down and undo the Velcro fasteners on his shoes, he has bet a large amount of his political capital on trying to sell us on his transmogrification into a limber fourteen-year-old female Olympic gymnast.