kneel down


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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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Mayurbhanj (Odisha) [India], June 28( ANI ): In a bizarre incident, four Home Guards, including a female cop were asked to kneel down with their hands up in punishment for wearing improper uniform in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district.
Be fore that there is the quietly funky opener, Kneel Down, with a low, tight bass and drum sound underpinning the anthem-like piano melody, the slow rock of Winterlude which places the drums in the lead spot, and a classical meets pop ballad thing called Bryce.
When he walked into the Lincoln, he did indeed come and kneel down and we had an affectionate re-acquaintance.
There is a place called Calvary, you can take your burdens there Take your every problem - Take your every care It won't take long to get there, it isn't very far You don't need public transport, and you don't need a car Just go into your bedroom and there kneel down in prayer It is there you will meet with Jesus, the friend who is always there And if you listen closely you will hear that still small voice So soft and sweet and gentle, it will make your heart rejoice It was at this place called Calvary where Jesus bled and died He suffered untold agony when he was crucified So take a moment to reflect and I'm sure that you will see The cross where Jesus Christ was nailed at the place called Calvary.
Last week, another play Kneel Down , to be staged by the students of NSD, had to be cancelled under pressure from saffron outfits.
Recalling the statements of Armenian President Serzh Sargsian, who said that Turks would kneel down in Yerevan, Bagis said that Sargsian went beyond the limits.
an icon Exactly, no one To kneel down to Praise, no one To do my dirty
Do not panic when you remember the part of the ceremony when you have to Kneel down in front of your hand-picKed congregation.
So good luck to all of the players Let's hope England can go all the way But if we need to win by penalties I suggest we all kneel down and pray
To fill our hearts with joy and mystery And every thorn that made his crown Loses its sting as we kneel down To the light of love our hope our destiny.
This is the worst because a dignified man does not kneel down where he is not welcomed, says Stefanovski.
He passed care worker Hayley Bills who said Mr Meese seemed to kneel down to the water before falling in.
Alison Phillips, head of RE at Cheshire's respected Alsager High School, allegedly disciplined the Year 7 duo, claiming they were disrespectful for refusing to kneel down and pray.
Kneel down and look at the drive wheel's scraper bar.
A pistol was put to a man's head and he was forced to kneel down in a terrifying street robbery.