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English verb: take a bow

1. take a bow (communication) acknowledge praise or accept credit

SamplesThey finally took a bow for what they did.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)accept

2. take a bow (communication) acknowledge applause by inclining the head, as of an artist after a performance

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s to somebody

Broader (hypernym)bow

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