a hand with (something)

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a hand with (something)

Help with a task or chore. Could you please give me a hand with carrying the laundry up the stairs? I heard they put you in charge of organizing the storage closet. Let me know if you need a hand with it. A: "Can I give you a hand with anything?" B: "Well, it would be great if you could set the table while I finish cooking."
See also: hand
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*a hand with something

Fig. assistance with something, especially using the hands. (*Typically: get ~ have ~ give someone ~.) Mary would really like to get a hand with that. It's too much for one person. I'd like to have a hand with this.
See also: hand
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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