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Going out of your way/speaking up to do something unnecessarily - usually in defence or to protect someone. And it is usually associated with naivety or idiocy, even.
Stop bending backwards to defend the prime minister. True, he's not necessarily bad in this case, but it's not like he's some hero, all of a sudden.
by KrikenKing February 28, 2010
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