Used other than as an idiom: see bend over, backwards.
(idiomatic) To make a great effort; to take extraordinary care; to go to great lengths.
They bent over backwards to make sure everything was just right for the visit.
Bend-over-backwards Sentence Examples
The testers sometimes have to bend over backwards just to get it to run.
Many hard working servers put in overtime to accommodate celebrities and their entourages and bend over backwards to ensure everything is perfect.
The odds are very good that they'll bend over backwards to give you the lowest possible rate for your teen in order to capture all of the additional business from your other insurance product purchases.
Some designers give in and stick with web safe fonts, while other designers bend over backwards to develop an approach that allows them to utilize any font they wish.