Like a lamb

Like a lamb
Как миленький (беспрекословно)

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  • like a lamb — if you go somewhere that you are being forced to go like a lamb, you go there calmly and without complaining. I thought I was going to have to drag her screaming to school but when the time came she went like a lamb …   New idioms dictionary

  • like a lamb to the slaughter — Meekly, innocently, without resistance • • • Main Entry: ↑lamb * * * as a helpless victim * * * like a lamb to the slaughter : in a very innocent way : without knowing that something bad will happen He walked into the meeting like a lamb to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • like a lamb (to the slaughter) — phrase without complaining or arguing, especially because what is going to happen is not known and therefore not frightening Thesaurus: patient and uncomplainingsynonym Main entry: lamb …   Useful english dictionary

  • (like) a lamb to the slaughter — (like) a lamb/lambs to the ˈslaughter f18 idiom used to describe people who are going to do sth dangerous without realizing it Main entry: ↑lambidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • like a lamb to the slaughter — something that you say about someone who does something or goes somewhere calmly and happily, not knowing that something unpleasant is going to happen to them. Here comes the bride, like a lamb to the slaughter …   New idioms dictionary

  • March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb — The weather is traditionally wild at the beginning of March, but fair by the end. a 1625 J. FLETCHER Wife for Month (1717) II. i. ‘I would chuse March, for I would come in like a Lion.’.. ‘But you’d go out like a Lamb when you went to hanging.’… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Lamb of God — (Latin: Agnus Dei ) is one of the titles given to Jesus in the New Testament and consequently in the Christian tradition. It refers to Jesus role as a sacrificial lamb atoning for the sins of man in Christian theology, harkening back to ancient… …   Wikipedia

  • lamb-like — lambˈ like adjective 1. Like a lamb 2. Gentle • • • Main Entry: ↑lamb …   Useful english dictionary

  • lamb|like — «LAM LYK», adjective. like a lamb; gentle; meek …   Useful english dictionary

  • (like) a lambs to the slaughter — (like) a lamb/lambs to the ˈslaughter f18 idiom used to describe people who are going to do sth dangerous without realizing it Main entry: ↑lambidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • lamb — lamb1 [læm] n [: Old English;] 1.) a young sheep 2.) [U] the meat of a young sheep →↑mutton ▪ roast lamb ▪ a leg of lamb lamb chop/cutlet/stew etc 3.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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