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come to heel

If a person or organization comes to heel, they agree to obey, usually because they have been forcefully persuaded to do so.
Traducciones de “come to heel”
en chino (tradicionál) (人或組織)被迫服從,就範…
en chino (simplificado) (人或组织)被迫服从,就范…
(Definition of come to heel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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