bow down to

bow down to
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "bow down to":
present tense I/you/we/they bow down to he/she/it bows down to present participle bowing down to past tense bowed down to past participle bowed down to
bow down to someone to show respect to someone who is more powerful than you

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  • bow down to something — bow down (to (someone/something)) to obey someone or something. The old man expects me to bow down to him, but I won t do it. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of bow down (= to show obedience or respect by bending the head down or the body …   New idioms dictionary

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