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bend

(bend) a flexure or curve; a flexed or curved part.
varolian bend  the third cerebral flexure in the developing fetus.
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Also the traffic-calming measures on Cypress Crescent have created a dangerous situation as cars come speeding round the bend (a 20mph zone) and not giving way as required.
THE M25 London orbital road sends drivers round the bend with boredom, according to a survey.
However, mysterious spirits drive him round the bend, placing the lives of his wife and psychic young son in grave danger.
The 7lb apprentice, who returned to a warm round of applause in the winner's enclosure and was given a bottle of champagne for his efforts by the ras 1cecourse, said: "Coming round the bend he [Rusty Rocket] put his foot in a hole and tripped.
The 7lb claimer, who was securing just his 14th career winner, said: "The horse just tripped coming round the bend and my foot came out of the iron.
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Alan Muir was driven round the bend by the council after they gave him two parking tickets on the same day.
HAZRO, February 24, 2011 (Frontier Star): Key roads of Hazro are in dilapidated condition and are driving the locals round the bend hereon the other day.
Dinas Powys councillor Val Hartrey has collected signatures from residents who are concerned about how fast motorists are going round the bend.
THIS reader-recommended chippy is hidden from downhill drivers who are literally about to be sent round the bend.
It can only be a matter of time before that soothing voice in the box on the dashboard can not only point us in the right direction map-wise but talk us down from those red-mist moments where we're driven round the bend by other drivers too.
Everyone in Dover seemed to have gone round the bend.