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like a lamb to the slaughter

If someone does something or goes somewhere like a lamb to the slaughter, they do it without knowing that something bad is going to happen and therefore act calmly and without fighting against the situation.
Translations of “like a lamb to the slaughter”
in Chinese (Traditional) 如同待宰羔羊,溫順地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 如同待宰羔羊,温顺地…
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