Meaning of “like a lamb to the slaughter” in the English Dictionary

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"like a lamb to the slaughter" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “like a lamb to the slaughter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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