Ministering angel shall my sister be In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "Ministering angel shall my sister be", English Idiom Dictionary ( also found in Vietnamese )

author Caroline Tran calendar 2020-11-17 04:11

Meaning of Ministering angel shall my sister be

Ministering angel shall my sister be saying informal quote

"To minister" means "to serve". So a ministering angel is a kind-hearted person who helps, supports and comforts people.

I hope she would be like her, a ministering angel shall my sister be.

We all wish for her, ministering angel shall my sister be.

Other phrases about:

out of the goodness of your heart
Kindness; out of personal generosity and not because you have been asked or expect a reward
the squeaky wheel gets the grease

Used to to emphasize that attention is paid to the individuals who complain or cause problems

aided and abetted

To assist someone to do something illegal or wrong

throw/put your weight behind something

Use one's influence and power to support someone

call in (one's) chips

1. Said when you decide to use your social influence to have an advantage over other people

2. To make money quickly by selling your personal properties or financial assets

3. To die or pass away

Origin of Ministering angel shall my sister be

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From Shakespeare's Hamlet, 1602:

Lay her i' the earth:
And from her fair and unpolluted flesh
May violets spring! I tell thee, churlish priest,
A ministering angel shall my sister be,
When thou liest howling.


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