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tug at/touch your forelock

to show respect to someone in a higher position than you in a way that seems old-fashioned
(Definition of tug at/touch your forelock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tug at/touch your forelock”
in Chinese (Simplified) 毕恭毕敬…
in Chinese (Traditional) 畢恭畢敬…
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