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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Had it not been for the efficiency of the alarm no doubt you would have helped yourselves to the valuable stock which was there.
The other restaurants were the larger Pierrepont, a vast atrium where you helped yourselves to hearty and healthy breakfasts, and an a la carte restaurant called the Blue Room.