bend to the will of (someone)

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Definition of bend to the will of (someone)

: to do what is demanded by (one who is stronger, in authority, or influential) a politician accused of bending to the will of wealthy supporters

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“Bend to the will of (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bend%20to%20the%20will%20of%20%28someone%29. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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