Definition of 'buckled'
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When a mechanic came out he found that one wheel had buckled and another was damaged. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They have buckled under pressure before and could prove vulnerable again. The Sun (2015)They could easily have buckled under the pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Less robust arrangements could have buckled under the pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The teacher at the centre of that incident is thought to have buckled under pressure and subsequently left the school. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was like a buckled wheel. The Sun (2016)Or try a leather knee-high buckled or riding boot with your skinny jeans and a chunky jumper. Times, Sunday Times (2010)How about some buckled motorcycle boots and a heavy-duty satchel to match? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Though he stayed upright, his back wheel had been buckled and would no longer revolve through the frame. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A buckled boot and my parrot. The Sun (2016)I'll take a pair of buckled shoes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We say, go wild with leopard print, buckled boots and the jumper. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This, he claimed, had buckled the boot. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are millions of people alive today who otherwise wouldn't be because they wore crash helmets, buckled seat belts and gave up cigarettes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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