take a bow
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|Verb||1.||take a bow - acknowledge praise or accept credit; "They finally took a bow for what they did"|
accept - consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"
|2.||take a bow - acknowledge applause by inclining the head, as of an artist after a performance|
bow - bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting; "He bowed before the King"