(as) weak as a baby

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(as) weak as a baby

Especially weak, feeble, and vulnerable. The heart attack left me bedridden and weak as a baby for nearly a month. You'll always be as weak as a baby if you stay inside playing video games all the time! I've always felt just about as weak as a baby—that's why strength training is one of my New Year's resolutions.
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*weak as a baby

 and *weak as a kitten
Cliché [of someone] physically very weak.(Also: as ~.) Six weeks of illness left the athlete as weak as a baby. John is as weak as a kitten because he doesn't eat well.
See also: baby, weak
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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