Definition Knee

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Definition

a knee: the joint of the leg between the thigh and the shin
noun

We had him on his knees!: We put him in a position of weakness!
idiom

(he was) on his knees (begging for mercy): (he was) on the floor (begging for mercy)
idiom

Examples

  • "Anyway gentlemen, come sit on my knee and I shall give you your gifts."
  • "We had the country on its knees."

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