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    Post bent over and leaned over

    what is the difference between bent over and leaned over?

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    Re: bent over and leaned over

    Quote Originally Posted by amandeep_singh88 View Post
    What is the difference between "bent over" and "leaned over"?
    Welcome to the forum.

    Note my corrections to your post in red.

    What definitions have you found in various dictionaries?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: bent over and leaned over

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Welcome to the forum.

    Note my corrections to your post in red.

    What definitions have you found in various dictionaries?
    The website The Free Dictionary says that the definition of "bend over" is "to bend down at the waist" and the definition of "lean over" is "to bend over".

    Do "bend over" and "lean over" mean the same?

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    Re: bent over and leaned over

    Hello.

    I'm not a teacher nor a native speaker.
    According to your message I think they mean the same thing.

    Boris.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: bent over and leaned over

    Quote Originally Posted by amandeep_singh88 View Post
    what is the difference between bent over and leaned over?
    The difference would be in the extent of the change in posture from vertical. To bend over would refer to a greater change than to lean over.

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    Re: bent over and leaned over

    I agree with Mike. Additionally, you bend over to pat a dog and lean over a fence to see what's on the other side.

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    Re: bent over and leaned over

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    The difference would be in the extent of the change in posture from vertical. To bend over would refer to a greater change than to lean over.
    Thank you Mike.

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    Re: bent over and leaned over

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    I agree with Mike. Additionally, you bend over to pat a dog and lean over a fence to see what's on the other side.
    Thank you Rover.

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    Re: bent over and leaned over

    Your appreciation is welcome but there is no need to write new posts to say thank you or to quote our replies back to us. Simply click the Like button on any posts you find helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.



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    Re: bent over and leaned over

    Then what is the extent of movement of "hunch over"?

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