bow down

1weigh downcause sthto bend 压弯

The apple tree is bowed down with the weight of its fruit.果实累累,压弯了苹果树。

2cause sbto suffer 使…遭受;使…受折磨

On hearing of her father's death she was bowed down with grief.接到父亲去世的噩耗,她悲痛万分。

He was bowed down with troubles.他困难重重,精神不振。

3admit defeatgive waymake sbyield to 认输;低头;使某人屈服

He has always refused to bow down to tyrannywealth or power.他从来没有向暴政、财富或权力低过头。