help (someone) off

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help (someone) off

1. To help someone to alight from something. I took the elderly woman's hand and helped her off the train.
2. To help someone to remove an item or article of clothing. We stepped into the restaurant, and I helped my date off with her coat.
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help someone off (of) something

to help someone get off something. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Please help me off this horse! Do help him off of it!
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help (someone) off

To assist (someone) in taking off a piece of clothing: Help me off with these boots.
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