fall to (one's) knees

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fall to (one's) knees

1. Literally, to kneel down, usually in a show of respect, fealty, awe, subjection, or reverence. The members of the congregation all fell to their knees to begin their morning prayer. I fell to my knees at the sight of the devastation.
2. By extension, any extravagant or elaborate display or expression of praise, adoration, respect, or reverence. Many believe that the company's newest product will make converts of many and cause current fans to fall to their knees in admiration.
See also: fall, knee
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I want to fall to my knees before Judge, Mr Justice Bennet and implore him not to make the McCartney-Mills divorce judgement public.
PHOENIX NIGHTS: Every now and again a programme comes along that makes me fall to my knees, hug the telly and give praise.
The health editor of Woman's Day magazine, Grace Bennett, said, "Just when I felt my tummy would fall to my knees, the Bellybra was there to hold me up.