bend over backwards

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To make a great effort; to take extraordinary care; to go to great lengths.
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They bent over backwards to make sure everything was just right for the visit.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'bend over backwards':

bend over backwardsTo go all out for someone who fails to show appreciation.
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piegarsi all'indietro

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