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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
Translations of “bring/call sth/sb to heel”
in Chinese (Traditional) 命令(狗)緊跟著, 逼迫(某人)服從…
in Chinese (Simplified) 唤(狗)紧跟着, 逼迫(某人)服从…
(Definition of bring/call sth/sb to heel from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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