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    The meaning of "around the bend"

    What is the meaning of "around the bend" in the following sentence .

    The runners accelerated smoothly around the bend .

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    Re: The meaning of "around the bend"

    It's quite literal. They were running around a curve in the track/road.

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    Re: The meaning of "around the bend"

    These runners are currently running (a)round the bend.

    Note that in BrE, "to be round the bend" can mean "to be mad/crazy".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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