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 Meanings and Examples of BENT
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bent
 a.  determined to do or have
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He went up to Mattie as she bent above the stove, and laid his hand on her arm.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
2  Beaming maternally on Ethan, she bent over to add: "I on'y just heard from Mr. Hale 'bout Zeena's going over to Bettsbridge to see that new doctor.'"
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
3  He sprang to his seat and bent over to tuck the rug about her as she slipped into the place at his side.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
4  They drove slowly up the road between fields glistening under the pale sun, and then bent to the right down a lane edged with spruce and larch.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
5  He stretched out his legs, drove his heels into the road to keep the sled from slipping forward, and bent her head back between his hands.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
6  He bent down, feeling in the obscurity for the glassy slide worn by preceding coasters, and placed the runners carefully between its edges.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
7  To this end, Ellen and Mammy bent their efforts, and as Scarlett grew older she became an apt pupil in this subject, even though she learned little else.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
8  She's my sister now, and Ashley bent and touched her cheek with cold lips, his face drawn and taut.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
9  Such handsome men, thought Scarlett, with a swell of pride in her heart, as the men called greetings, waved to friends, bent low over the hands of elderly ladies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
10  Then she turned blindly, bent on flight into the refreshment rooms, but her skirt caught on a nail of the booth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
11  Scarlett bent her head over the blurred lists, reading rapidly, to find names of friends.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
12  She cast a quick glance at the slight figure with blushing face bent over the sewing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
13  His arms went around her gently, and he bent his head to her face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
14  He bent suddenly to retrieve his hat and she had one glimpse of his face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
15  Prissy made a lunge past her, bent on flight, but Scarlett grabbed her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  Let early education be a sort of a musement; you will then be bette able to find out the natural bent.
2  He bent the bar into the right shape.
3  As the twig is bent so the tree is inclined.
4  He was fully bent upon the project.
5  The trees bent before the wind.
6  The worker is fully bent on the project.
7  His dark head bent over her.
8  She bent down and scooped up the little dog.
9  She bent down to pick up her glove.
10  She bent forward to pick up the newspaper.
11  He bent forward to listen to the child.
12  He bent and touched his mouth to hers.
13  She bent her mouth to the tap and drank the tepid water.
14  As Jim bent over to pick up the pen, he felt a sharp pain in his back.
15  Tom bent to the ground to pick up the book.