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on bended knee (s)

Definition of on bended knee s in English:

Kneeling, especially when pleading or showing great respect: did your guy propose on bended knee?
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  • After asking her father Graham's permission, he got down on bended knee at the top of the Eiffel Tower and presented her with a diamond engagement ring.
  • Before the start of the race yesterday afternoon he went down on bended knee and - witnessed by hundreds of punters - asked Wendy to spend the rest of her life with him.
  • I begged him on bended knee to give me a job, although he kept saying he couldn't afford to employ anyone.
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