bow down

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bow down(
bo
 
daun
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to bend one's body)
a. inclinarse
All the villagers bowed down as a sign of respect.Todos los habitantes del pueblo se inclinaron en señal de respeto.
b. hacer una reverencia
Darrow entered and bowed down before the Queen.Darrow entró e hizo una reverencia ante la reina.
2. (to yield)
a. doblegarse
This proud nation will not bow down to the invaders' threats.Esta nación orgullosa no se doblegará ante las amenazas de los invasores.
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bow down
transitive verb
doblegar
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
doblegarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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