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come to (one's) assistance

To help one. Because Nancy is a senior member of the team, I really appreciated her coming to my assistance. When that case had me stumped, I asked another detective to come to my assistance.
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come to someone's assistance

to arrive and provide assistance to someone. A kindly truck driver came to our assistance, and we were able to call for help. I hope someone will come to my assistance soon.
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Go said he asked the assistance of the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Health, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp., Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to help provide relief assistance.
Financial assistance is generally awarded from P7 through Senior School.
Nowadays, Motorcycle Rider Assistance System Market widely used for not only professional riders but also for increased traffic in the urban and suburban roads of many crowded towns.
"During the decade, free legal assistance centers under the territorial justice departments throughout the country provided free legal advisory assistance to 1,291 people, state notaries 780 people.
Generali Global Assistance, formerly Europ Assistance USA, is a division of Europ Assistance Group, and part of Generali Group, an insurer with over USD 80bn in annual revenues.
Public assistance gives cash payments to 41 poor families or individuals.
During the past year, the Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (AAICAMA) has focused on improving interstate practice and facilitating the provision of Medicaid to eligible adoption assistance recipients placed outside their adoption assistance state.
ANKARA, November 09, 2011(TUR) - Despite global economic crisis and negative financial condition in the world, Turkey increased the amount of the assistance it extended to underdeveloped and developing countries.
Summary: The International Monetary Fund's Middle East Technical Assistance Center (METAC) indicated that Lebanon accounted for 8 percent of its overall allocation of technical assistance delivery during fiscal year 2008.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) enforces these provisions, and the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) serves as a national clearinghouse for election information and procedures.
In addition, services performed by a CFC may be considered performed for, or on behalf of, a related person when the CFC has received assistance from a related party to perform such services.
From down payment assistance plans to credit workshops, home buying initiatives are sprouting up everywhere.
This is familiar terrain for program managers, and they should be included as an integral part of the security assistance staff in places like Afghanistan.
The Post continued: "Implementing such an approach would mark an important shift for the federally funded corporation, which Bush proposed creating in 2002 as an innovative way to dole out development assistance. The idea was to establish an agency that, instead of giving funds to a broad cross section of countries, would funnel aid only to poor nations deemed to have relatively honest governments and good policies--the theory being that aid works best that way."
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