bend over backwards bend over backwards

Definition(s):

  • (v) try very hard to please someone

Usage(s):

  1. That this is a country who will bend over backwards to make sure that his constitutional rights are guaranteed.
  2. It further proves the point that he will bend over backwards to placate authoritarian regimes.
  3. I have and I will continue to bend over backwards not to light the tinderbox of civil rights.

News

  • Freebies for your birthday

    There's one day a year where tons of local establishments will bend over backwards to offer you special deals and discounts. Check out this list of places to go for free stuff on your birthday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

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