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bow down to sb

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phrasal verb with bow uk   us   /baʊ/ verb [I or T]
to show respect to someone and agree that they are more powerful than you : He expects me to bow down to him and do everything he tells me.
Translations of “bow down to sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 服從,遵從,聽命於(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 服从,遵从,听命于(某人)…
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