pillar of strength

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pillar of strength

A supportive or emotionally strong person. My aunt has been a pillar of strength for me, helping me through many difficult moments in my life.
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pillar of strength

 and pillar of support
someone or something that consistently provides moral, emotional, or financial support as does a pillar. My parents are my pillars of support. John looked to God as his pillar of strength.
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a ˌpillar/ˌtower of ˈstrength

a person who gives you the courage and determination to continue when you are in a bad situation: My wife has been a tower of strength during my illness.During your five years in prison, Terry was a pillar of strength.
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If any girl had rebelled, she would no longer have taken her rebellion to heart; she possessed a source of comfort they could not drain, a pillar of support they could not overthrow: formerly, when insulted, she wept; now, she smiled.
He also thanked the Oyo State government, especially the governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who he said had been a pillar of support to the university.
It represents our will to change people's lives and shows commitment to our local customers who have been a pillar of support to our business," SportPesa CEO Ronald Karauri added.
My pillar of support was taken away and it took me long to come to terms with it.
He was a constant pillar of support during the entire tenure since its inception.
Kuwait has been a pillar of support for the Syrian people hosting three pledging conferences to ensure funding for the most vulnerable in need, said Muhannad Hadi, WFP Regional Director for the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and East Europe.
Since its inception, Nissan Al Babtain continues to implement its strategic role and plans in encouraging young people and stands as a pillar of support for diverse community effort.
PRESIDENT Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday called Mother Teresa a messiah of the poor and a pillar of support for the weak as he said every Indian will take pride on her canonisation tomorrow.
Qasem stressed that investors, depositors and customer confidence are important and a strong pillar of support by the Bank represents an important source of profit and the consequent growth of investments of depositors and investors.
The senior Iraqi lawmaker, for his part, described the two countries' relations as brotherly, and said, "The Islamic Republic of Iran is an important country in the region and it is considered a reliable pillar of support for the Iraqi government and nation in their war against the terrorist groups.
She has been a pillar of support and without the staunch support of dedicated volunteers like herself to keep groups like ours alive and kicking, they would flounder and disappear.
Rebels launched their offensive on Friday in Latakia province, which is the ancestral home of the Assad family and a stronghold of his minority Alawite sect, the Shiite offshoot community that is a main pillar of support for his rule.
How Mike will get out of the situation is still a mystery, but the official plot synopsis of the upcoming episode indicate that Harvey will be a pillar of support when things from Mike's past threaten to ruin his future.
He was always a strong pillar of support to the mission in its endeavour to create opportunities for lndian business in Qatar.
Ably aided by the Premier, whose rich experience has been a strong pillar of support under all turbulent circumstances, and effectively assisted by the cool, calm and confident son and the Crown Prince, the King has been a hallmark of supreme service and established himself as a crusader and saviour of secularism, democracy and diverse personality of equanimity in ensuring freedoms not only to the loyal citizens and expats living in the country but also to those who have tried to harm the nation under the guise of religion, reforms and representation.