bring/call sth/sb to heel Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “bring/call sth/sb to heel” in the English Dictionary

"bring/call sth/sb to heel" in British English

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bring/call sth/sb to heel

to ​order a ​dog to come ​close to you to ​force someone to ​obey you
(Definition of bring/call sth/sb to heel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bring/call sth/sb to heel”
in Chinese (Simplified) 唤(狗)紧跟着, 逼迫(某人)服从…
in Chinese (Traditional) 命令(狗)緊跟著, 逼迫(某人)服從…
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“bring/call sth/sb to heel” in British English

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