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Origin of elbow-bender
OTHER WORDS FROM elbow-benderel·bow-bend·ing, noun, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for elbow-bender
In March 2013 in Washington, D.C., Seth Bender got in the Uber he ordered and shortly thereafter committed the sin of burping.
I shut my eyes yet felt aware of the garden at my elbow, the blooms opening as if in time-lapse, the stalks lengthening.
Tarantino would name his production company with Lawrence Bender, A Band Apart, after the film.The Secrets of ‘Pulp Fiction’: 20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie on Its 20th Anniversary|Marlow Stern|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The document had no legal standing, but was offered to the public as a sharp elbow to some of the assertions made by Ryan.
What the state really needs is to figure out how to elbow its way into the tech economy.
Jos lifted himself on his elbow, and fixing his shining eyes on Ramona, said in Spanish, "My mother asks if you are travellers?"Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
We must make more—much more—elbow room before the Turks get help from Asia or Constantinople.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Having paused a few seconds to recover breath, he brushed his hat with his elbow, and declared himself ready.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
Just try it once, and you'll see how ingenious it is—only one must be careful not to throw out the elbow in turning out the wrist.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Lettice raised herself suddenly on her elbow and looked down at him with earnestness.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood