leaned vs leant

leaned leant


  • 1) Simple past tense and past participle of lean.


  • 1) An occasional preterit and past participle of lean.
  • 2) chiefly UK Simple past tense and past participle of lean.


  • 1) Slowly lean forward so that your chest approaches the ground.
  • 2) He leans forward to show me the scar on the bridge of his nose.
  • 3) He can also lean forward or move your legs to one side to change the way it feels for him.
  • 4) Add the lean minced beef and fry for 5 mins.
  • 5) She leans forward, clearly slightly worried that things have become a little too dour.
  • 6) Pep is leaning forward, arms wrapped around his knees.
  • 7) If you lean forward it goes faster, if you lean back it slows down.
  • 8) Eyes sparkling, she leans forward in her chair.
  • 9) You have been a rock but maybe it is time to lean on your husband a bit more and let him take the lead.
  • 10) It is still leaning on the building.
  • 11) You lean in the direction you want to go and your weight banks the glider that way.
  • 12) Try a dish of brown rice with lean meat and vegetables in a curry sauce.
  • 13) This style seems to lean less on geography.
  • 14) She went into the garden and walked down to the foot to lean on the wall.
  • 15) We spend thirty minutes leaning on our cars while we wrestle with his concerns.
  • 16) It sleeps leaning for support against a tree.
  • 17) Choose lean meat and remove visible fat.
  • 18) Today their eyes are less glassy and all three look much leaner.
  • 19) This time he is leaning towards his rival.
  • 20) We instinctively lean forward when trying to sell something.
  • 21) The health service will have to become smaller and leaner.
  • 22) This was the sort of lean and mean memo an entrepreneur has to love.
  • 23) Protein powders are considered to be a fast route to a leaner body.
  • 24) She thinks he wants directions and leans to talk to him.
  • 25) Buffalo meat has a tender texture and is leaner than beef.
  • 26) The taste for lean meat has greatly increased the demand for venison.
  • 27) They will seek to make the business leaner and fitter, and to restore the dividend.
  • 28) Buildings lean over as if they are resting their head on a neighbour's shoulder.
  • 29) This is simply a push-up leaning against a door frame.
  • 30) She coasted to a stop, set her bicycle against the gate, and without a word leaned into him and slipped her arms beneath the folds of his jacket.
  • 31) That he expressed the general feeling in our train was evidenced by the many women who leaned from the wagons, thrusting out gaunt forearms and shaking bony, labor-malformed fists at the last of Mormondom.
  • 32) Paladin leaned close and ran a hand gently over her hair.
  • 33) Cardin leaned his head on Yves Saint-Laurent's shoulder and he was won over -- and me, too.
  • 34) He probably was the player least expected to take a shot that could force overtime, but Martin leaned in and drilled it.


  • 1) He leant his face against his hand.
  • 2) He leant forward and dropped his voice.
  • 3) He leant closer as though to confide.
  • 4) He leant against the crash barrier and flung his gloves into the distance.
  • 5) He leant in at the window.
  • 6) Then, over tea, he leant forward suddenly.

Use Linguix everywhere you write

Be productive and efficient, no matter where and what you write!

Linguix Apps

Get audience-specific corrections, access statistics, and view readability scores.

Browser Extensions

Get your writing checked on millions of websites, including Gmail, Facebook, and Google Docs.

Linguix Keyboard

Make your content read and look better on mobile.

MS Office add-ins

Download Linguix for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook to check grammar, punctuation, and style instantly right in your documents.

This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy