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Synonyms for knee

hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella

joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped

the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee

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Chairwoman Maureen Baker said: "The profession has been brought to its knees by a chronic slump in investment.
THIS COUNTRY is being brought to its knees by politicians who don't know what they are doing.
Looked at from the point of view of the North East business community, however, the demise is a real blow; a story of a once highly successful business brought to its knees by the irresponsible business practices of its former management team.
3 (ANI): Two thirds of the United States of America (USA) has been brought to its knees by a winter snowstorm and ice turned streets.
But, by the end of 1989, one of history's most brutal empires was brought to its knees.
I remember Mrs Thatcher, who restored international confidence in a country that had been brought to its knees by a weak Labour government and trade unions with too much power.
We live in a world brought to its knees by greed and excess and the mindless, doomed attempts of bankers to get rich through buying and selling money.
Now, within seven years of merging with the Halifax, it has been brought to its knees.
A COUNCIL could be brought to its knees by a mass strike, it was revealed today.
Equitable Life was brought to its knees in 2000 when it lost a legal battle in the House of Lords over the rights of its policyholders, forcing it to put itself up for sale.
This city is finally on the up, and the last thing ity needs is to be brought to its knees by some cackling, disfigured, remote control-wielding evil genius who keeps saying things like: "Fly, my pretties, fly
Whether by incompetence or by design this Government has been brought to its knees and with David Cameron in the wings.
There was outrage from Aer Lingus management who claimed the company was going to be brought to its knees.
slot previously brought to its knees by Karl Malone and Vic Jacobs has been given to Ben Maller and Dave Smith instead of Steve Edwards and Eric Tracy.
This is the moment when one of the world's greatest sporting events was brought to its knees.