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tower (or pillar) of strength

Definition of tower or pillar of strength in English:

A person who can be relied upon to give a great deal of support and comfort to others.
Example sentences
  • It is stomach-turning to realise that my parents, my pillars of strength and support, are victims of my wrongdoing.
  • ‘McCrystal's been an absolute tower of strength for us this season and of course he's a massive loss,’ said O'Boyle.
  • And while most of you will vehemently disagree with me, it is a pillar of strength to know that God is there with you and supporting you.
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