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meek as Moses

old-fashioned Exceptionally patient, humble, and mild in manner or spirit. Despite his hulking, imposing appearance, the huge athlete is as meek as Moses when you speak to him in person.
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meek as a lamb

Exceptionally patient, humble, and mild in manner or spirit. Despite his hulking, imposing appearance, the huge athlete is as meek as a lamb when you speak to him in person.
See also: lamb, meek

*meek as a lamb

[of someone] shy, quiet, and docile. (*Also: as ~.) Only an hour after their argument, Joe went to Elizabeth and, meek as a lamb, asked her to forgive him. Betsy terrorizes the other children, but she's as meek as a lamb around her elders.
See also: lamb, meek

meek as Moses (or a lamb)

very meek.
This expression is a biblical allusion to Numbers 12:3: ‘Now the man Moses was very meek’.
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Born Robert Rihmeek Williams, Meek was arrested for gun and drug possession when he was a 19-year-old in Philadelphia.
After serving a year in prison, Meek then spent the next 11 years on probation, during which he was frequently rearrested and sent back to prison for technical probation violations - such performing a wheelie on a motorcycle while filming a music video.
Yet brave Meek eventually returned to action and was soon performing heroics for the Victoria Park side.
Meek will work to maintain current agent relationships and assist with expanding USG's California network.
Meek was an institution in the eyes of the vast majority of United fans in a long career covering one of the most iconic clubs in the world.
Cooley recently advised private investment firm Clearlake Capital Group and its subsidiary Perforce Software on two separate acquisitions involving Perfecto Mobile and Meeks Lumber Company.
Meek's is one of the largest nationally ranked independent building products distributors in the US, serving the needs of homebuilders, contractors, sub-contractors and retail customers from foundation to finish.
Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj may longer be in a relationship, but it appears the Philadelphia rapper still has strong feelings about his ex-girlfriend's thoughts of Judge Genece E.
Stephen Meek's thinking on solar power or any other issue, the Greenbrier Republican tells Whispers.
RESPECTED Manchester United journalist David Meek has recalled how his first meeting with Matt Busby after the Munich disaster brought fresh pain for the Old Trafford boss.
Jay Z | NYT Syndicate THIS month Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating his probation.
Pheonix bridal princess dress Bridesmaids/flower girls: Kayleigh Meek, 30; Laura Cook, 31; Grace Meek, 12 and Paige Meek, two Ushers/pageboys: Louie Godfrey, 9; Bailey Meek, 9 and Noah Godfrey, two Best man: Stephen Godfrey, 39, Ormesby The reception: Marti Resort Hotel, Icmeler The honeymoon: Marmaris, Turkey | To send your details in for Wedding of the Week, fill in the link at www.gazettelive.co.uk/yourwedding If you would like to feature your wedding in the column, email pictures -with couple's full names, bride's maiden name, where you got married and photographer's name -as jpgs to: gazettepeople@gazettemedia.co.uk or post them to Gazette People, Newsdesk, The Gazette, Borough Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 3AZ or check out the link at www.gazettelive.co.uk.
Teachers Tim and Kerry Meek and their two daughters became widely known in the media last year when they sold their house, took their children out of school for a year, and travelled around Britain in a caravan on an 'Ed-venture'.
Meek Mill has been a great street rapper for a decade.
Early indiscipline from the home team cost them six points, kicked by Kieron Meek. The outside-half was destined to score all of Newbridge's points, all inside the first 40 minutes.