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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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