come to (one's) assistance

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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.
See also: assistance, come

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.
See also: assistance, come
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Mr Bailey said he called for help and thought another person nearby was coming to his assistance.
But full-back Morgan Stoddart had the pace to catch the left-wing, North coming to his assistance as they snuffed out the danger.
Timothy Raggatt QC, prosecuting, said Harrison admitted manslaughter on the basis that he did not himself hit Mr Kettell but prevented another man coming to his assistance.