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bend the rules

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bend the rules

verb phrase

To alter the rules slightly; to interpret loosely: Let's bend the rules a bit and have another dessert (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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