like a lamb

like a lamb

Gently and calmly; without complaint or resistance. We had a lot of trouble getting Bobby to go to preschool, but after he made a few friends, he started going like a lamb.
See also: lamb, like
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like a lamb

If someone is like a lamb or does something like a lamb, they are gentle, quiet, and obedient, often when you expect them to cause trouble. She'd followed him like a lamb.. I gave him his medication, and he took it like a lamb.
See also: lamb, like
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