Synonyms of buckle in English:
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2 Harry's front axle buckled he had buckled the front axle
warp, become/make warped, bend, bend out of shape, become/make bent, twist, become/make twisted, curve, become/make curved, distort, become/make distorted, contort, become/make contorted, become/make crooked, deform, become/make deformed, malform, become/make malformed, misshape, become/make misshapen, mangle, become/make mangled, develop a kink/wrinkle/fold, bulge, arc, arch, wrinkle;
crumple, collapse, cave in, give way
- I just buckled down and got on with playing as well as I couldget (down) to work, set to work, get down to business, roll up one's sleeves, put one's hand to the plough;work hard, apply oneself, make an effort, strive, be industrious, be diligent, be assiduous, exert oneself, focusBritish informal get stuck in
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