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Phrasal Verbs

bend down

This page is about the phrasal verb bend down

Meaning: to move the upper part of your body forwards and downwards

Synonym: bend over

For example:

  • bend down David bent down to pick up his cat.

  • bend down Bend down as you go into the cave, or you'll bang your head.

"bend over" can also have the same meaning

Quick Quiz:

Sally had to bend down to

a. touch her toes

b. look behind herself

c. see over the fence

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Contributor: Matt Errey