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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In his maiden speech as King, Sultan Abdullah urged Malaysians to refrain from raising matters that can undermine and destroy the country's harmony, stressing that unity and harmony are pillars of strength of the nation.
In fact it is both the Judiciary and the Executive that are the pillars of strength for any country like the US.
The couple has undoubtedly acted as pillars of strength to each other when Sanjay served jail term in Pune's Yerwada Jail in connection to the 1993 Mumbai blasts and Manyata is known to have supported him all through.
HE Sheikh Ahmed expressed pleasure at visiting the plant, which represents one of the most important pillars of strength of the US economy, and pointed to the strategic partnership between Qatar Airways and Boeing.
In his message issued on the eve of National Voters' Day, the Chief Minister said that opinion of voters was very pivotal in any democratic system as people were the pillars of strength and power that decide the fate of governments with the power of their vote.
Adherence to the Constitution and the rule of law continue to be the key pillars of strength of South Africa's institutions.
In this case, don't blame the banks.' He advised that banks need to be considered as pillars of strength or 'safe-havens in the current environment.'
TEHRAN, (SANA)- Assistant of the Iranian President, Saeed Lou, reiterated that the Israeli aggression on Jamraya scientific research center in Syria stresses the close connection between Israel and the terrorist groups to undermine the pillars of strength of Syria and its people.
He added that Pakistan and Turkey are pillars of strength in the broader region.
" Fernandes is one of the pillars of strength for the Indian boxers and we don't want to lose him.
And defenders Paul McGrath and Kevin Moran were pillars of strength with Manchester United.
The late king and queen were pillars of strength to this country during those war years and kept our spirits up, a view shared by many during those dark days.
"They were pillars of strength and gave us hope when there didn't seem to be any."
The revelation revolves around "seven pillars of strength": meditation, learning, improving the quality of life around yourself, spirituality, running, creativity, and yoga.
It is an honor to be here with the people that have been our pillars of strength throughout our campaign to emerge as a strong sporting team in the Arab world."To commemorate the team's efforts and hard work, LG Electronics presented each of the 31 team members with a 32-inch LCD TV and a 42-inch LCD TV each to Captain of the Iraqi team, Mahmoud Younis; Coach Vierra; President of IFA, Hussein Said; and Najih Al-Hmoud, VP of IFA and head of delegation.General Manager, LG Electronics --Iraq, Mr Kevin Cha, said that the Iraqi team carried with them the hopes and aspirations of the entire Arab world.