There are 3 main translations of bow in Italian:

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bow 1

British English: /bəʊ/
American English: /boʊ/

noun

intransitive verb

(Music)

Idioms

to have more than one string o several strings to one's bow

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bow 2
British English: /baʊ/
American English: /baʊ/

noun

transitive verb

  • (head)
    (branch, tree)
    to bow the knee [figurative]
    piegarsi, sottomettersi
    to a
    to bow one's head in prayer
    chinare il capo in preghiera

intransitive verb

  • 1 (bend forward)
    inchinarsi
    to bow to
    inchinarsi a o davanti a
  • 2 (give way) See examples:to bow to
    inchinarsi a, cedere (il passo) di fronte a
    (wisdom, knowledge, necessity, majority)
    to bow to pressure to bow to somebody's opinion
    allinearsi all'opinione di qualcuno
  • 3 (sag) (plant, shelf)
    piegarsi
    under sotto

Idioms

to bow and scrape

profondersi in inchini, essere servili
to con

there was a lot of bowing and scraping

ci furono grandi inchini o furono tutti molto servili

Phrasal verbs

bow down:

1 bow down
inchinarsi
before davanti a
[figurative]
sottomettersi
before a, davanti a
2 bow [somebody, something] down
(wind) (tree)
(weight) (person)
to be bowed down by
essere piegato sotto o curvo per
(weight, load)
they were bowed down by the burden of debt
erano prostrati dal peso dei debiti

bow out

(resign)
ritirarsi

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bow 3
British English: /baʊ/
American English: /baʊ/

Idioms

to fire a shot across somebody's bows

= dare un avvertimento a, minacciare qualcuno

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