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The meaning of "Grovel" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does grovel
mean?
A: Puede haber dos significados diferentes.

1. Comportarse de manera servil u obsequiosa.
2. Acostarse o arrastrarse en una posición postrada, como en la servidumbre o la humildad.
Q: What does grovel as a verb? The two meanings please mean?
A: Imagine you did something bad and your girlfriend is really mad. You might say "I am so sorry, I promise I will never do it again, I will take you out to dinner, I will buy you a new car, I am so sorry" etc etc.

This is to grovel.

Synonyms of "Grovel" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between He had to grovel to get her to accept his apology and He had to grovel to get her accept his apology ?
A: The second sentence has wrong grammar. The first one is correct.
Q: What is the difference between grovel and humble ?
A: 'Humbleness' or 'being humble' means to be modest or to not be self-important. As a verb (e.g. 'Humble yourself'), it essentially means 'be less arrogant'. It's a personality trait, it's something you are, not something you do.

'Grovel', on the other hand, is where you pretend to be humble in an attempt to suck up to another person. You essentially try to influence the way the other person thinks of you by being excessively submissive and subservient toward them. You do it because you want something from the other person and you're trying to flatter their ego.

Being humble is considered desirable, whereas grovelling is considered undignified.

Translations of "Grovel"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? grovel
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