on one's knees
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- Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see on, one, knee.
- (idiomatic) At the mercy of someone.
- 2011 January 22, “Man Utd 5 - 0 Birmingham”, in BBC:
- Hungry Berbatov then converted a Giggs cross for his third before Nani slotted a fifth with Birmingham on their knees.