Definition of bring (someone) to his/her knees
- The general vowed he would bring the enemy to their knees.
- The increase in oil prices could bring the economy to its knees.
: to convey, lead, carry, or cause to come along with one toward the place from which the action is being regarded
: to cause to be, act, or move in a special way: such as
: some person : somebody
: of or relating to her or herself especially as possessor, agent, or object of an action — compare 1she
: objective case of she
: a joint in the middle part of the human leg that is the articulation between the femur, tibia, and patella
: the joint in the hind leg of a four-footed vertebrate that corresponds to the human knee
: the carpal joint of the foreleg of a four-footed vertebrate
: to strike with the knee
: to bend the knee to
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