French translation of 'bends'
Example Sentences Including 'bends'
Our school was situated handily, so as to increase the risk, between two bends in the road.LEARNING TO TALK: Short stories (2003)
The moment seems endless as he bends across Tylicz to peer into their faces.SEA MUSIC (2003)
Anna circles the house, crosses the lawn and bends under the huge sweeping fig tree, which showers her with heavy dew.SEA MUSIC (2003)
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- [leg, arm, knee, cardboard]
⇒ I can't bend my arm.
Je n'arrive pas à plier le bras."do not bend"
"ne pas plier"
- [back, tree]
- [metal, wire]
⇒ You've bent it.
Tu l'as tordu.
to bend the rules
faire une entorse au règlement
- [knee, elbow]
⇒ He finds it difficult to bend.
Il a du mal à se pencher.
- [wire, metal]
⇒ It bends easily.
Ça se tord facilement.
- (British, in road)
tournant mto drive sb round the bend (British, informal) (= drive mad)
rendre qn cinglé(e) (inf)to be round the bend (British, informal) (= mad)
être cinglé (inf)
- (in pipe, river)
Example Sentences Including 'bend'
Some of the old crows we get in here drive you round the bend.A Song at Twilight
And if I went on pressing for access I'd probably drive him round the bend.Forests of the Night
He gave one final glance down at the camp below, then continued on round the hairpin bend , moving fast.High Stand
Translation of bends from the Collins English to French Dictionary