bow\ down


bow\ down
1. XI
be bowed down by /with/ smth. be bowed down by care (by suffering, by age, etc.) сгибаться под бременем забот и т. д.; be bowed down with years согнуться под бременем лет; the branches were bowed down with the weight of the snow ветви прогнулись под тяжестью снега
2. XVI
1) bow doom in smth. bow down in admiration (in respect, in worship, etc.) склониться /согнуться/ в поклоне в знак восхищения в т. д.', bow down to (upon, etc.) smth. bow down to the ground низко поклониться, поклониться до самой земли; bow down upon one's knees опуститься на колени
2) bow down to smb., smth. bow down to people of this sort (to smb.'s will, to fate, etc.) покоряться таким людям и т. д.; bow down to command (to authorities, etc.) подчиняться приказу и т. д.; bow down to the idol поклоняться идолу /кумиру/

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • bow down to — ˌbow ˈdown to [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they bow down to he/she/it bows down to present participle bowing down to past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • bow down to — 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

  • 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 forward) …   New idioms dictionary

  • Bow Down — est le premier album du groupe de gangsta rap Westside Connection. Il est sorti en 1996. Liste des morceaux # Titre Producteur(s) Temps 1 World Domination (Intro) *Interlude* 1:16 2 Bow Down Bud da 3:27 3 Gangstas Make the World Go Round …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bow Down — Infobox Album| Name = Bow Down Type = studio Artist = Westside Connection Released = October 22, 1996 Recorded = 1996 Genre = West Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap Length = 48:07 Label = Priority, Lench Mob Producer = Ice Cube Cedric Samson QDIII Binky …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   English dictionary

  • bow down — 1) PHRASAL VERB: oft with brd neg If you refuse to bow down to another person, you refuse to show them respect or to behave in a way which you think would make you seem weaker or less important than them. [V P to n] We should not have to bow down …   English dictionary

  • bow down — /bau/ v. (D; intr.) to bow down to * * * [ baʊ daʊn] (D; intr.) to bow down to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bow down — verb 1. get into a prostrate position, as in submission (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑prostrate • Derivationally related forms: ↑prostration (for: ↑prostrate) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bow down — v. bend down …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bow Down to Washington — is the official fight song of the University of Washington. It was written by Lester Wilson in 1915 for a competition requesting a new song for the university; the competition, sponsored by The Daily, had a grand prize of US$25 (the equivalent of …   Wikipedia

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