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Online ESL Idioms
An online collection of common English idioms.


This common phrase doesn't usually have much to do with a person physically bending over. The phrase is used to describe someone who is doing everything possible for a person or a situation. Here is a good example:

“He does everything he can for his girlfriend. He really bends over backwards for her.”

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