like a lamb

like a lamb

Gently and calmly; without c complaint or resistance. We had a lot of trouble getting Bobby to go to play school, but after he made a few friends, he now goes like a lamb.
See also: lamb, like

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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The day's theme: March - in like a lion, out like a lamb.
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