bow to sb/sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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bow to sb/sth

phrasal verb with bow uk   us   /baʊ/ verb [I or T]
to do what someone ​elsewants you to do, usually ​unwillingly: Eventually they were ​forced to ​bow to ​public pressure and ​reform the ​tax.
(Definition of bow to sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bow to sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 向…低头,向…屈服…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向…低頭,向…屈服…
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