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bow to the inevitable

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

  • bow — bow1 [ bau ] verb * 1. ) intransitive to bend your body forward from the waist, especially to show respect for someone: Paul rose from his chair, bowed, and left the room. bow to: Do people still have to bow to the Queen? 2. ) intransitive or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bow to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms bow to : present tense I/you/we/they bow to he/she/it bows to present participle bowing to past tense bowed to past participle bowed to bow to something/someone to agree to do what someone wants you to do,… …   English dictionary

  • bow — bow1 bowedness, n. bowingly, adv. /bow/, v.i. 1. to bend the knee or body or incline the head, as in reverence, submission, salutation, recognition, or acknowledgment. 2. to yield; submit: to bow to the inevitable. 3. to bend or curve downward;… …   Universalium

  • bow — I. /baʊ / (say bow) verb (i) 1. to bend or curve downwards; stoop: the pines bowed low. 2. to yield; submit: to bow to the inevitable. 3. to bend the body or head in worship, reverence, respect, or submission. 4. to incline the head or body, or… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • bow — I [[t]baʊ[/t]] v. i. 1) to bend the knee or body or incline the head, as in reverence, submission, or salutation 2) to yield; submit: to bow to the inevitable[/ex] 3) to bend or curve downward; stoop: The pines bowed low[/ex] 4) to bend or… …   From formal English to slang

  • bow — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English būgan; akin to Old High German biogan to bend, Sanskrit bhujati he bends Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to cease from competition or resistance ; submit, yield < refusing to bow… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inevitable — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem ▪ become ▪ make sth ▪ The scandal made her resignation inevitable …   Collocations dictionary

  • bow to something — ˈbow to sth derived to agree unwillingly to do sth because other people want you to • They finally bowed to pressure from the public. • She bowed to the inevitable (= accepted a situation in which she had no choice) and resigned …   Useful english dictionary

  • bow — I BENDING OR SUBMITTING bows, bowing, bowed (Pronounced [[t]ba͟ʊ[/t]] in bow 1 and 2, and [[t]bo͟ʊ[/t]] in bow 3.) 1) VERB When you bow to someone, you briefly bend your body towards them as a formal way of greeting them or showing respect. [V to …   English dictionary

  • bow — bow1 [bau] v 1.) to bend the top part of your body forward in order to show respect for someone important, or as a way of thanking an ↑audience ▪ She bowed and left the stage. ▪ Corbett entered the room, bowing respectfully. ▪ The servant bowed… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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