help (someone) out of a fix(redirected from help them out of a fix)
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help (someone) out of a fix
To help someone avoid or escape from some troublesome, difficult, or dangerous position or situation. My father's always having to go down to the courthouse to help my knuckle-headed brother out of some fix or another. Thanks so much for staying late with me to finish that report the other day—you really helped me out of a fix!