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bow down to sb

mainly UK
phrasal verb with bow uk   us   /baʊ/ verb [I or T]
to show ​respect to someone and ​agree that they are more ​powerful than you : He ​expects me to ​bow down to him and do everything he ​tells me.
(Definition of bow down to sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bow down to sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 服从,遵从,听命于(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 服從,遵從,聽命於(某人)…
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