kneel

 /niːl/


For the verb: "to kneel"

Simple Past: knelt, kneeled
Past Participle: knelt, kneeled

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Principal Translations
kneel viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (go down on knees)arrodillarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
  hincarse de rodillas loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
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Compound Forms:
kneel before [sb/sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (genuflect to: as a sign of respect) (hacer una genuflexión)arrodillarse ante v prnl + prep
 You must kneel before the king.
 Debes arrodillarte ante el rey.
kneel 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." (get onto one or both knees)arrodillarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 I dropped the coin and it rolled right under the cabinet - I had to kneel down and feel underneath to find it.
 Tuve que arrodillarme para recuperar la moneda que había rodado debajo del mueble.
kneel 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." (genuflect)hacer una genuflexión loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 Catholics kneel down often during Mass.
 Los católicos hacen genuflexiones como muestra de respeto durante la misa.
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