Sentence Examples

  • In 2017, the innocent phrase "take-a-knee" took on a new, politically-charged meaning after other football players knelt in support of Colin Kaepernick and his police-brutality protest and were criticized by many, including the president.
  • The soldiers on patrol were ordered to pause and take a knee so they could assess the situation and decide on the best course of action. 
  • It was sugggested to the 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick that instead of sitting during the national anthem to protest police violence it would be more respectful to take a knee.
  • With only two minutes left in the game the quarterback was told to take a knee and end the play so as to defend the team's slim lead.
  • The players take a knee and huddle around the coach while he gives them the plays.