- 1 [pipe/branch] curvado, torcidoMore example sentences
- Working with animal forms, she's used compressed mattress springs and bent wire to form quirky, ethereal beings.
- Wires and bent iron rods that once reinforced the concrete dangle from the ceiling.
- Peg the stem securely into the trench with bent wire. Bend up the shoot tip and tie to a cane fixed firmly in the soil to keep the shoot upright.
- 2 (determined)to be bent
onsth she's bent on controlling the company se ha propuesto controlar la compañía he appears bent on destroying his own career parece empeñado en destruir su carreraMore example sentences
- A group of angry young men and women bent on violence has disrupted a meeting of elected politicians.
- All said and done, the police authorities seem to be bent on going ahead with their welcome experiment.
- He attributed this move to individuals in society who are bent on seeing the demise of the party.
- 3 (British English/inglés británico) [slang/argot] 3.1 (corrupt) corrupto, pringado (Spain/España) [slang/argot], chueco (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar] 3.2 (homosexual) [slang/argot] [offensive/ofensivo] to be bent ser* del otro bando [colloquial/familiar], ser* marica [colloquial/familiar] [offensive/ofensivo], ser* volteado (Colombia) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] [offensive/ofensivo]More example sentences
- Most punters are aware that there are a few bent people in racing but if anything, that gives it a bit of interest, something to gossip about.
- This is as bad as a bent cop forging evidence to put a real criminal away.
- Then a cold glint appeared in his eye as a reminder of just what he's seen and potentially done in all his years as a bent cop.
noun/nombre(no plural/sin plural)
- 1.1 (inclination) inclinaciones (feminine plural) people of (an) artistic bent personas con inclinaciones artísticas 1.2 (aptitude) aptitud (feminine) a bent for languages aptitud (feminine) or facilidad (feminine) para los idiomas