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bow downto bow, to bend oneself as a gesture of respect or deferenceRate it:

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bow outTo resign, or leave, with one's credibility still intact.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo behave in a servile, obsequious, or excessively polite manner.Rate it:

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take a bowTo accept applause at the end of a performance in a theatre. Often this includes actually bowing to the audience.Rate it:

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another string to one's bowAnother skill, ability or resource when one fails.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeA deep formal bow with right leg drawn back touching the ground.Rate it:

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bow toTo adhere to a tradition or more.Rate it:

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bow-legged wi' brasswealthy, having lots of cash.Rate it:

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go to the bow-wowsTo go to the dogs, to decline or deteriorate.Rate it:

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make one's bowTo bow.Rate it:

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make one's bowTo debut.Rate it:

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shot across the bowA warning that negative consequences will be faced if something is carried out or allowed to continue.Rate it:

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string to one's bowA skill, ability or resource.Rate it:

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string to one's bowA lover, paramour or suitor.Rate it:

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buckle downTo put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself.Rate it:

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buttoned-downAlternative form of button-down.Rate it:

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cool downTo cause to become less agitated.Rate it:

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down to a fine artHaving or showing exceptional proficiency.Rate it:

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down to the wireAt the very end of a process or project, especially one with a fast-approaching deadline.Rate it:

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down-to-earthPractical; realistic; pragmatic.Rate it:

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gulp downTo eat very quickly without chewing the food properly.Rate it:

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hands downWithout much effort; easily.Rate it:

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hold downTo restrain; to check.Rate it:

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knuckle downTo get to work; to focus on a task.Rate it:

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pin downTo attach or secure with pins.Rate it:

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pipe downTo be quiet; to refrain from being noisy.Rate it:

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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.Rate it:

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put down forTo record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.Rate it:

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shut downTo close, terminate, or end.Rate it:

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strip downTo remove all of one's clothing.Rate it:

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up hill and down daleHere and there; everywhere.Rate it:

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wind downRelax; get rid of stress.Rate it:

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boil downAs an allusion to the cooking technique of reducing liquids by heat, one boils down a problem, argument, etc. to its most central elements.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.Rate it:

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cool downTo become cooler, to be reduced in temperature.Rate it:

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run downTo read quickly a list or other short text.Rate it:

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quiet downTo become quieter.Rate it:

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change downto change to a lower gear in a vehicleRate it:

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come down to earthTo be brought back to reality; to lose one's dreams.Rate it:

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fall downTo fall to the ground.Rate it:

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run downTo hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.Rate it:

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die downTo become less virulent.Rate it:

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cool downTo become less agitated.Rate it:

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quiet downTo reduce intensity of an activity.Rate it:

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scarf downTo eat something quickly.Rate it:

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knock downTo hit or knock (something), intentionally or accidentally, so that it falls.Rate it:

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put downTo set down, stop carrying, or place in a low location.Rate it:

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batten downTo close or make watertight, referring to hatches and cargo.Rate it:

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bear downTo approach another vessel from windward.Rate it:

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