tower of strength

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Cooper, who has been a tower of strength at the heart of Brakes' defence throughout this term, has amassed ten bookings but rates high in manager Jason Cadden's estimations.
Jill says former Hearts manager George was a tower of strength as she bravely fought the disease.
Canon Hill has been a tower of strength for the deanery and helped guide it through a most traumatic time.
Bestway cash and carry managing director Younus Sheikh said: "Len is a well-respected member of the industry and he has been a tower of strength in making the merger work between our two companies.
Cleo is a tower of strength," says Mary Hart, director of operations.
The much-maligned Titus Bramble was a tower of strength as the Teessiders mounted attack after attack, but it was keeper Shay Given who stole the show with three outstanding first-half saves to ensure that his 99th consecutive league appearance ended with a clean sheet.
Finally, in episodes depicting the journey into Egypt, such as Correggio's Madonna della Scodella (1520s), the saint is an overtly-muscular tower of strength.
Patrick Daly of Hamilton, the president for the past two years, is a tower of strength around Queen's Park.
Andre has been a tower of strength over the past few months, working to regularize the financial systems of our group and meet the heavy filing requirements of the SEC.
Now it's old Eric's turn to be a tower of strength, as David frets about his imminent testicle removal surgery.
And he has been a tower of strength to his family, thinking of them even as he went into an operating theatre for major heart surger y.
He was the tower of strength which kept the clubs toeing the line.