to be like a lamb to the slaughter

Discussion in 'French-English Vocabulary / Vocabulaire Français-Anglais' started by fabfab, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. fabfab Senior Member

    France - Grenoble
    French - France

    Would you have any idea so to how to translate this English idiom into French?

  2. catheng Senior Member

    France; Français
    être comme un animal que l'on mène à l'abattoir
    être comme un condamné que l'on mène au bourreau
  3. glamorgan Senior Member

    English (UK)
    he is brought as a lamb to the slaughter (Isiah 53: 7)
    Semblable à un agneau qu'on mène à la boucherie (Esaïe 53 : 7)

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