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bow

US [baʊ]
UK [baʊ]
  • n.弓;蝴蝶结;船头;艏
  • adj.鞠躬;低头
  • v.鞠躬;点头;低(头);垂(首)
  • Web弓箭;弯腰;船首
Simple Present:bows  Present Participle:bowing  Past Tense:bowed  
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v.
1.
[i]
鞠躬;点头to move your head or the top half of your body forwards and downwards as a sign of respect or to say hello or goodbye
He bowed low to the assembled crowd.
他向集结的人群深深地鞠了一躬。
The people all bowed down before the Emperor.
全体给皇帝鞠躬。
2.
[t]
~ your head
低(头);垂(首)to move your head forwards and downwards
She bowed her head in shame.
她羞愧地低下了头。
They stood in silence with their heads bowed.
他们默默地垂头而立。
3.
[i][t]
(使)弯曲to bend or make sth bend
The pines bowed in the wind.
松树被风吹弯了。
Their backs were bowed under the weight of their packs.
沉重的背包压弯了他们的脊背。
IDM
bow and scrape
卑躬屈膝;点头哈腰to be too polite to an important person in order to gain their approval
n.
1.
鞠躬;弯腰行礼the act of bending your head or the upper part of your body forward in order to say hello or goodbye to sb or to show respect
2.
船头;艏the front part of a boat or ship
IDM
take a/your bow
谢幕;鞠躬答谢to bow to the audience as they are applauding you

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