help (oneself) (to something)

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help (oneself) (to something)

To serve oneself (something); to take, consume, or indulge in (something) freely or without permission or restraint. There's plenty of food in the kitchen, so please, help yourselves to more. The vagrant they had given shelter to for the night helped himself to the family's prized set of silverware. The maps at the information kiosk are free, so tourists are welcome to help themselves.
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References in classic literature ?
The old woman said, 'If you would help yourselves, one of you must go into the wood, and there he will come upon a tumble-down building of rocks which looks like a little house.
It is Labour that have a War on Wales, by ultimately yolking communities by saying you are not good enough to stand up and help yourselves.
You have to help yourselves, as the object of the exercise is to have your home secured visually and mechanically.
With local elections being held in May you could help yourselves by taking a good look at the area.
I hope that you continue to build upon this program, learn more English and continue to acquire skills to help yourselves, your families and communities; and work towards rendering Lebanon capable of achieving these goals of stability and security," concluded Hale.
For those who really hate Halloween, they suggest putting a basket by your front door with a sign on it saying: 'We've gone out, but help yourselves to these' - then leave the basket empty.
I wrote a book about health and wellness which I put up on Amazon some time ago, so that is the best way I can think of that you can help me and also help yourselves become healthy
But you don't help yourselves when you concede the goals we did.
But you have to help yourselves and we have not been doing that as a club.
Here, help yourselves to these colorful cards, calendars and notepads from an assortment of charities who spend donor money on `free gifts' to woo more donors - and happy Halloween
Respond to me with what specific policy actions should we take to help you in the Services and the commercial sector help yourselves to help the warfighter.
I am urging everyone employed by finance industry companies to join Amicus today to help yourselves to stop these unjustified cuts in employment within your industry,"
Our waiter pointed out the various sections - for salads, for Italian, for sweets, for dressings and garnishes - and the metal containers from which you can help yourselves to an array of piping hot meals.
If people are serious about their own safety then do something to help yourselves.
Help yourselves THE British Restaurant in Middlesbrough introduced a self-service operation.