get down on one's (hands and) knees

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Definition of get down on one's (hands and) knees

: to kneel down If you want to clean the floor properly, you have to get down on your (hands and) knees and start scrubbing.

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“Get down on one's (hands and) knees.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20down%20on%20one%27s%20%28hands%20and%29%20knees. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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