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kowtow

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkowtowkow‧tow /ˌkaʊˈtaʊ/ verb [intransitive] informal  BENDto be too eager to obey or be polite to someone in authoritykowtow to We will not kowtow to the government.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
kowtow toMembers of Congress shouldn't be kowtowing to special interest groups.
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Verb table
kowtow
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theykowtow
he, she, itkowtows
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theykowtowed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave kowtowed
he, she, ithas kowtowed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad kowtowed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill kowtow
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have kowtowed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam kowtowing
he, she, itis kowtowing
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you, we, theyare kowtowing
Past
I, he, she, itwas kowtowing
you, we, theywere kowtowing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been kowtowing
he, she, ithas been kowtowing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been kowtowing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be kowtowing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been kowtowing
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