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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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His fiancee-to-be vowed to give him an official 'yes' once he got back to full fitness and proposed on bended knee.
At the moment, I won't be ringing him up on bended knees saying 'please come back we really desperately need you.
During preparations to go down on bended knee, Ronny makes a shocking discovery: Nick's wife Geneva (Winona Ryder) is cheating with a tattooed younger man called Zip (Channing Tatum).
Nicola is delighted when Jimmy gets down on bended knee, until she finds out he knows she's pregnant.
Karim Raslan, a political analyst, told Al Jazeera: "She comes on bended knee from the largest debtor nation in the world .
With some retail bosses keen on getting a shop-floor perspective with the occasional shift of shelf-stacking, perhaps we'll see Justin or Sir Terry on bended knee with brash and Toilet Duck in a bid to sharpen performance.
The soap's cult hero goes down on bended knee in the Tall Ship to stop cleaner Charlie leaving him and heading for America.
The dancers maintain this rhythm (typically, with one partner's left hand clasping the other's right) as they navigate through turns--side to side, behind the back, or with one partner on bended knee, hand held out like a compass as the other literally dances circles around him.
There is no getting down on bended knee, no engagement ring produced from a pocket and no happy tears at the words: "Will you marry me?
Then all 18 boyfriends turned up, got down on bended knee and popped the question, simultaneously.
CATSA had to go on bended knee, as it were, to get funding from the treasury board," he says.
It's quite nice when you've been generally dissed about your irrelevancy and then suddenly have people coming on bended knee and saying, 'We need you to come back.