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kneel down (before someone or something)

to show respect by getting down on one's knees in the presence of someone or something. We were told to kneel down in front of the altar. Kneel down when the queen enters!
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kneel down

to get down on one's knees. Please kneel down and fold your hands. You should at least kneel down and be quiet.
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The cheerleaders have been kneeling inside the tunnel for the past several games and said they plan to continue to kneel," the Sentinel reports.
And to kneel before authority, the throne of God, goes against the grain.
The results of this study suggest that a single intervention at six weeks post-operatively will significantly improve a patient's ability to kneel, which is not only desirable but necessary for many activities of daily living.
I don't intend to kneel, and I don't advocate to anybody that we kneel, and John doesn't advocate to anybody that we kneel," he said.
Pope Benedict XVI previously has pointed out that "the one who learns to believe also learns to kneel, and a faith or a liturgy no longer familiar with kneeling will be sick at the core.
when I see a bed of these, I kneel, and gaze at each one, freshly and
Four years ago the Vatican revised its instruction to say, "The faithful kneel .
Any viewer can get uncomfortably comfortable with it; you want to kneel down and look into its eyes, and when you do, it's haunting.
15 Suga, general manager of a Japanese-funded company in the city, tried to force the female manager of a hotel restaurant to kneel and apologize to him for serving soup he found dissatisfying.
You are eternal as a mountain pine; All day, I kneel below your petalled shrine
This allows the vehicle to be operable in the upright position and reach a repair shop even though the kneel may malfunction.
Father Adalbert put on his stole, told Schreider to kneel, blessed the rosary and laid his hand on the kneeling man.
If you kneel for long periods of time, wearing knee pads may be as important as wearing a good pair of running shoes is to a runner," says one physician.
President Trump has repeatedly attacked the NFL players who kneel during the national anthem by terming it as "not acceptable".
Pence exiting the game came amid a fight between NFL players and the presidential administration as some players continued to kneel in protest against police brutality.