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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 ​thereforeactcalmly and without ​fighting against the ​situation.
(Definition of like a lamb to the slaughter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “like a lamb to the slaughter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 如同待宰羔羊,温顺地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 如同待宰羔羊,溫順地…
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