be (like) sheep Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “be (like) sheep” in the English Dictionary

"be (like) sheep" in British English

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be (like) sheep

disapproving If a ​group of ​people are (like) sheep, they all ​behave in the same way or all ​behave as they are told, and cannot or will not ​actindependently.
(Definition of be (like) sheep from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be (like) sheep”
in Chinese (Simplified) 像绵羊一样,任人摆布…
in Chinese (Traditional) 像綿羊一樣,任人擺布…
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“be (like) sheep” in British English

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