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bow outTo resign, or leave, with one's credibility still intact.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo behave in a servile, obsequious, or excessively polite manner.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeA deep formal bow with right leg drawn back touching the ground.Rate it:

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bow downto bow, to bend oneself as a gesture of respect or deferenceRate it:

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shot across the bowA warning that negative consequences will be faced if something is carried out or allowed to continue.Rate it:

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take a bowTo accept applause at the end of a performance in a theatre. Often this includes actually bowing to the audience.Rate it:

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come aboutTo tack; to change tack; to maneuver the bow of a sailing vessel across the wind so that the wind changes from one side of the vessel to the other; to position a boat with respect to the wind after tacking.Rate it:

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black tieEvening dress; a standard of dress which is less formal than white tie, consisting of black dinner jacket or tuxedo jacket, and matching trousers, white shirt and black bow tie or, possibly, military dress or national costume.Rate it:

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lie beforeto put oneself at the whim of, to bow down toRate it:

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make a legTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back.Rate it:

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stem to sternStem is the main upright timber at the bow of a ship (front) & stern is the rear part of a ship or boat (back) Means entirely or beginning to end.Rate it:

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