Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Bent"

The meaning of "Bent" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does don't get all bent out of shape mean?
A: don't be mad
don't be upset
Q: What does Get bent. mean?
A: It’s like a subtle way of saying “fuck off” or “fuck you.”
Q: What does bent double mean?
A: A mashup of the phrase "bent over" and "doubled over." It would mean to be bent heavily at the waist while standing or kneeling to look at something on the ground.
Q: What does a pragmatic bent mean?
A: Pragmatic means solving problems in a practical and sensible way rather than by having fixed ideas or theories.
A bent is a habit or tendency.

"The economic goals of education have given education policy a VERY PRAGMATIC BENT."

In other words - The economic goals of educational institutions have resulted in practical and sensible tendencies, as opposed to aesthetic or artistic applications.
Q: What does bent like this mean?
A: "bent" means to not be straight

Straight: | or _
Bent: L or J or r

"Bent like this" means to be bent in the same way. So if someone is teaching you how to exercise, they might say "Keep your legs bent like this." It means they want you to match what they are doing with your legs.

Example sentences using "Bent"

Q: Please show me example sentences with get bent out of shape.
A: @leolaoshizi Thank you for your answer!
I learned that it's an idiom which means "to get upset".
Do you use it to mean so, or not??
Q: Please show me example sentences with be bent on .
A: 1) His mind is made up, he is bent on causing trouble.
2) I’m bent on going there
Q: Please show me example sentences with bent out of shape.
A: "Bent out of shape" means something is so bent that it is not in it's original shape.
Q: Please show me example sentences with spend, spent, bend, bent, lend, lent, send, sent, blend, blent.
A: How much did you spend at the store?

I spent 25$.

Did you bend that photo?

No, it was already bent.

Could you lend me a pencil?

Joe lent me a pencil.

Could you send me the document?

I just sent you the document.

Could you blend the blue and yellow paint.

Blent- not a word I use. Assume it is past tense of blend but I would use blended

He blended the two colours compared to he blent the two colours.

Synonyms of "Bent" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between bent over and bent down ?
A: The same thing usually but "bent over" can also mean bending over an object
Q: What is the difference between bent and curved ?
A: When we say bent, it is talking about an object that was originally straight but has been made curved, so it is bent. A curved object is naturally curved and not straight.
Q: What is the difference between bent down and bent over ?
A: I bent down to tie my shoelace.
I bent over to stretch my back.

Since my example sentence may be a bit confusing for bending over I'll explain also. When you bend over you would be doing the action when you touch your toes in exercise for example. Hopefully this was of use to you :)
Q: What is the difference between "bent on" and "make a resolution to do" ?
A: They are essentially the same, but "bent on" has the feeling of stubbornness or force of will. "She was bent on completing the marathon in under four hours."

Translations of "Bent"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? spend, spent, bend, bent, lend, lent, send, sent, blended?
A: hope the helped!

Other questions about "Bent"

Q: be bent out of shape Does this sound natural?
A: 「*all* bent out of shape」というパターンが多いです。

例: Laura got all bent out of shape when Howard said the poem she had written was terrible
自分の書いた詩はセンスがないとハワードに言われたとき、ローラgot all bent out of shape。
Q: What does to get bent out of shape mean exactly when referring to a person.

Feel free to provide some examples if you want thanks again beforehand.
A: It’s not a very common expression (in my generation at least), but it means when someone gets angry/upset/pissed off.

Ex: No need to get so bent out of shape about it! (No need to get so mad)
Q: ... for that bent wheel... ( What does he say immediately after this part?) ... to make it a non-issue for the (?) of the landing
A: for that bent wheel, to kind of get it out, to make it a non-issue for the remainder of the landing.

for the remainder of= for the rest of
Q: The bent portions have V-shapes.

The bent portions have a V-shape. Does this sound natural?
A: Both are correct but the second one sounds better.
Q: As for, "get bent out of shape" ,,,
when do u use it in place of other words/expressions of the same or similar?. (Ex: angry/mad/upset?)

Any special occasions/or situations to use this, other than these synonyms?.
A: They're very similar and in most cases they can be used almost interchangeably. There are slight differences depending on context though.

"Chill out" is said more commonly than "bent out of shape" (at least with people under 25), but can occasionally be seen as condescending depending on the context. "Sam started yelling at the police man so I told him to chill out." (Not condescending) "Sam was laughing too loud so I told him to chill out." (Slightly condescending). Typically you can tell if it's condescending based on the tone.
"Calm down" is similar to "chill out" and can be used interchangeably.

"Cool down" can be used when someone is angry. "Mike wanted to fight so I told him to cool down."

"Pull yourself together" is when someone is figuratively falling apart emotionally or physically. So for example: "Luisa was crying so hard that she couldn't speak so I told her to pull it together." Or if a sports player is playing badly the coach will often say, "Pull yourself together, you're disappointing your team."

To be "bent out of shape" can imply someone's annoyance or anger or any range of negative emotion. If you wanted to be more direct and pinpoint the emotion you could say, "Don't get so angry about it" or "Don't be annoyed" or another specific emotion.

I hope this helps! Sorry it's so long. Let me know if anything is confusing.

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