lean over

phr verb
Lean over is used with these nouns as the object: ↑table

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • lean over backwards — see under ↑back1 • • • Main Entry: ↑lean …   Useful english dictionary

  • lean over backwards — idiom * * * …   Universalium

  • lean over backwards — idiom …   English World dictionary

  • lean over backward — phrasal : to go to the opposite extreme in order to offset a tendency leaning over backward to offend no one H.L.Smith b. 1913 leaned over backward … to avoid the appearance of favoritism Nation * * * lean over backward see ↑backward, 1 • • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lean\ over\ backward — • bend over backward • lean over backward v. phr. informal To try so hard to avoid a mistake that you make the opposite mistake instead; do the opposite of something that you know you should not do; do too much to avoid doing the wrong thing;… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lean over backwards to do something — bend/lean over backwards (to do something) British, American & Australian, Australian to try very hard to do something, especially to help or please someone else. Banks are bending over backwards to help those in difficulties …   New idioms dictionary

  • lean over backwards — bend/lean over backwards (to do something) British, American & Australian, Australian to try very hard to do something, especially to help or please someone else. Banks are bending over backwards to help those in difficulties …   New idioms dictionary

  • lean over backwards — to try very hard. She and her staff will lean over backwards to see that you are satisfied with their services. Usage notes: usually used to describe efforts to help or please someone Related vocabulary: fall all over yourself to do something …   New idioms dictionary

  • lean over backwards (to do something) — bend/lean over ˈbackwards (to do sth) idiom to make a great effort, especially in order to be helpful or fair • I ve bent over backwards to help him. Main entry: ↑backwardsidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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