Definition of 'flex'
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Apple is not averse to flexing its muscles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were unfinished but I was learning how to flex that creative muscle again. The Sun (2016)In the past eight years Russia may have flexed its muscles and Syria become one of the worst humanitarian disasters of this century. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Saracens can flex their muscles and, once they have you caught in an arm wrestle, they have you where they want you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Presumably because the flex is too short for them to get a proper walk. The Sun (2011)But he also has flexed his time again and again this winter. Christianity Today (2000)Britain needed to be seen to be flexing its muscles. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Autumn is a good time to flex your mussels. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And they have barely begun to flex their muscle. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This was the first time we have flexed our muscles and that will have come as a shock. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It comes as increasing numbers of investors flex their muscles against companies that fail properly to link pay with performance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Avoid lifting and twisting at the same time and flex your knees rather than your back when setting a load down. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Wear flight socks, do lots of flexing exercises and move around as much as you can. The Sun (2006)She likes flexing her arm muscles too - lifting beers. The Sun (2012)Also, very short flex on kettle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The lower back shouldn't flex or move. The Sun (2006)Keeping your elbows in, flex the arms towards the shoulders. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Rivals are also suffering as the insurers flex their new-found muscles. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If he has any muscles, now is the time to flex them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Having enjoyed studying the subject, he always wanted to flex his musical muscles. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was called for throwing and cynics claim cricket's laws on flexing the arm were changed for him. The Sun (2011)It would have been nice to stand up straight, to take a deep breath and flex my muscles. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can still flex and move them in the normal way, but they feel as though they have twice the power. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And as you recover, you'll need specific exercises to help the joint flex and bend more often. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was embarrassing really, I had to pose in my boxer shorts and flex my muscles. The Sun (2008)I could curl you, you say to her, flexing your arm. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Best has his back to the camera, so that he might flex his mighty arms, show his finely turned shoulders off to their very best advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'flex'
British English: flex /flɛks/ NOUN
A flex is an electric cable containing wires that is connected to an electrical appliance.
- American English: electric cord
- Arabic: سِلْكٌ كَهْرَبَائِيّ مَعْزُول لي
- Brazilian Portuguese: cabo elétrico flexível
- Chinese: 电线
- Croatian: vodič
- Czech: šňůra kabel
- Danish: ledning
- Dutch: snoer
- European Spanish: cable
- Finnish: sähköjohto
- French: fil électrique
- German: Kabel
- Greek: εύκαμπτο καλώδιο πρίζας
- Italian: cordoncino
- Japanese: 電気コード
- Korean: 전선 연장
- Norwegian: ledning
- Polish: giętki przewód izolowany
- European Portuguese: cabo eléctrico flexível
- Romanian: cablu de conexiune
- Russian: гибкий провод
- Spanish: cable eléctrico
- Swedish: sladd
- Thai: สายไฟ
- Turkish: kablo
- Ukrainian: шнур
- Vietnamese: dây mềm
British English: flex VERB
If you flex your muscles or parts of your body, you bend, move, or stretch them for a short time in order to exercise them.
He slowly flexed his muscles and tried to stand.
Definition of flex from the Collins English Dictionary
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