drop/fall/sank to one's knees

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Definition of drop/fall/sank to one's knees

: to kneel down She dropped/fell/sank to her knees and begged for forgiveness.

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“Drop/fall/sank to one's knees.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop%2Ffall%2Fsank%20to%20one%27s%20knees. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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