Idiom: bring someone to their knees
— A heart attack will bring a workaholic to their knees.
— You better stop drinking and driving or an accident or arrest will bring you to your knees!
— Today we've witnessed a 15-year old girl bring a top 10 veteran tennis player to her knees.
— My roommate's such a big, strong guy but his new girlfriend has brought him to his knees.
— It was disease that brought indigenous populations to their knees not defeat on the battle field.
— Some parents send their kids to military academies to try to bring them to their knees and respect authority.
— We're looking forward to the football game Saturday. Our new defensive line is going to bring the other team to their knees.
— The government's latest regulatory policies are bringing the stock market to its knees.
— New allegations against the CEO are bringing the company to its knees.
— The police strike in Brazil has brought the country to its knees as people are afraid to leave their homes.
— A tiny mosquito carrying malaria will bring the healthiest person to their knees.
— On the third day of the cruise, the norovirus brought the entire cruise ship—passengers and crew alike—to their knees.
— Please do not ever smoke crack again! That drug will bring you to your knees!
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