like a lamb to the slaughter

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Definition of like a lamb to the slaughter

: in a very innocent way : without knowing that something bad will happen He walked into the meeting like a lamb to the slaughter.

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“Like a lamb to the slaughter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/like%20a%20lamb%20to%20the%20slaughter. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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