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oneself (to something) to take something oneself without asking permission. The thief helped himself to the money in the safe. Help yourself to more dessert.

help

 (someone or an animal) (get) over something
1. Lit. to aid someone or an animal climb over something. I helped him get over the wall. I helped the puppy over the barrier.
2. Fig. to aid someone or an animal recover from something. Sharon wanted to help Roger get over his illness. We try to help the families get over the loss of their loved ones.
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People kept rough tallies of who had pitched in when needed and dealt out their own efforts accordingly: Sally helped at the church picnic, so Marge takes charge of Sally's cub scout den one afternoon.
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Using the Locals Online Web network to enable working families to share information about the tragedy and send money to the victims, the survivors, and their families, as well as to tell stories of the worker-heroes who helped others survive, proved a concept that SEIU had set in motion just over a year before.
Further NVC helped drive decision-making down the corporation to empower people to make supply chain decisions.
David said the homework club has helped raise his grade in printing from an N (needs improvement) to a B.
Alumni of UAHC Eisner Camp often report that camp helped them discover their connection to spirituality and religion.
Founded in 1991, ServiceWare has helped thousands of companies benefit from leading-edge computer technologies through its knowledge-based products and services.
Founded in 1991, ServiceWare has helped hundreds of companies benefit from leading-edge computer technologies through its knowledge-based products and consulting services.
Earlier Olin TCO grants helped establish computer and science laboratories, and this grant will help purchase seven additional computers along with educational software for grades 3-6.