WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Principal Translations
SpanishEnglish
agachar la cerviz,
doblar la cerviz
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(humillarse)bow down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
 Cuando le mostraron que estaba equivocado, tuvo que agachar la cerviz y pedir perdón.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Principal Translations
SpanishEnglish
doblar la cerviz,
agachar la cerviz,
bajar la cerviz
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(humillarse o someterse) (figurative)bow down, bow and scrape v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  give in vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
  throw in the towel v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
Note: Símil con el mundo taurino.
 Doblé la cerviz y obedecí todas sus órdenes.
 I bowed down and obeyed all his orders.
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