OTHER WORDS FOR help
Idioms about help
- to serve oneself; take a portion of: Help yourself to the cake.
- to take or use without asking permission; appropriate: They helped themselves to the farmer's apples. Help yourself to any of the books we're giving away.
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How to use help in a sentence
In that situation, had there been a number to call to get the help of social workers, the result might have been different, according to Schwartz.The policing reforms in the Breonna Taylor settlement, explained|Fabiola Cineas|September 17, 2020|Vox
Don’t try to fix a ballot with tape or correction fluid if you mess up, and don’t be embarrassed to ask for help.ProPublica’s Pandemic Guide to Making Sure Your Vote Counts|by Susie Armitage|September 16, 2020|ProPublica
Eighty-five percent of restaurants will probably close if we don’t get some help from the government.Tom Colicchio Hopes (and Fears) COVID-19 Will Change the Restaurant Industry|Pallabi Munsi|September 16, 2020|Ozy
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The legislation offered limited help to tenants of the Galleria.The Big Corporate Rescue and the America That’s Too Small to Save|by Lydia DePillis, Justin Elliott and Paul Kiel|September 12, 2020|ProPublica
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In the end, the clarity that comes from moments of horror can help us recommit to deeper principles.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sadly, it appears the American press often doesn't need any outside help when it comes to censoring themselves.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A Wall Street person should not be allowed to help oversee the Dodd-Frank reforms.
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And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Then with your victorious legions you can march south and help drive the Yankee invaders from the land.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
In fact, except for Ramona's help, it would have been a question whether even Alessandro could have made Baba work in harness.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
There is always in the background of my mind dread lest help should reach the enemy before we have done with Sedd-el-Bahr.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for help
- to avoid or refrain fromwe can't help wondering who he is
- (usually foll by it) to prevent or be responsible forI can't help it if it rains
- to serve (someone with food, etc) (usually in the phrase help oneself)may I help you to some more vegetables?; help yourself to peas
- to provide (oneself with) without permissionhe's been helping himself to money out of the petty cash
- on my honour
- no matter whatso help me, I'll get revenge
- a person hired for a job; employee, esp a farm worker or domestic servant
- (functioning as singular) several employees collectively
Derived forms of helphelpable, adjectivehelper, noun
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Other Idioms and Phrases with help
In addition to the idioms beginning with help
- helping hand
- help oneself
- help out
- can't help but
- every little bit helps
- not if one can help it
- so help me