lend a helping hand


lend a helping hand
lend a (helping) hand to help do something.

Jay expected his children to lend a hand where they were needed.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • lend a helping hand — lend a (helping) hand ► to do something that helps a company or person: »The Federal Reserve is expected to lend a hand by continuing to cut interest rates forcefully. Main Entry: ↑lend …   Financial and business terms

  • lend a helping hand — verb Assist or facilitate (in some endeavour) …   Wiktionary

  • lend a helping hand — …   Useful english dictionary

  • lend a helping hand with something — lend (sb) a (helping) ˈhand (with sth) idiom (informal) to help sb with sth • I went over to see if I could lend a hand. Main entry: ↑lendidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • lend somebody a hand — lend (sb) a (helping) ˈhand (with sth) idiom (informal) to help sb with sth • I went over to see if I could lend a hand. Main entry: ↑lendidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • lend somebody a helping hand with something — lend (sb) a (helping) ˈhand (with sth) idiom (informal) to help sb with sth • I went over to see if I could lend a hand. Main entry: ↑lendidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • lend somebody a helping hand — lend (sb) a (helping) ˈhand (with sth) idiom (informal) to help sb with sth • I went over to see if I could lend a hand. Main entry: ↑lendidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • lend somebody a hand with something — lend (sb) a (helping) ˈhand (with sth) idiom (informal) to help sb with sth • I went over to see if I could lend a hand. Main entry: ↑lendidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • helping hand — noun physical assistance (Freq. 1) give me a hand with the chores • Syn: ↑hand • Derivationally related forms: ↑hand (for: ↑hand) • Hyperny …   Useful english dictionary

  • give a helping hand — give/lend a ˌhelping ˈhand idiom to help sb Main entry: ↑helpidiom …   Useful english dictionary