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bend down (third-person singular simple present bends down, present participle bending down, simple past and past participle bent down)

  1. To bend one's legs while upright to get to a lower position.
    • 1975, Bob Dylan, Tangled Up in Blue
      I muttered somethin' underneath my breath
      She studied the lines on my face
      I must admit I felt a little uneasy
      When she bent down to tie the laces of my shoe
      Tangled up in blue.

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