Today’s “Phrase of the Day” is “bring someone/something to their/its knees” and it is a phrase meaning is “to overpower someone/something and make their/its condition extremely weak; overwhelm, defeat, destroy, crush/thrash”.
Example Sentence: From decrepit court buildings to legal aid cuts, the service has been brought to its knees. And there’s little hope of change.
This phrase is present in The Guardian article I’ve seen how the justice system is crumbling. Why doesn’t the government take action? and click here to read it.
Courtesy: The Guardian