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
References in classic literature ?
This is what has happened: My brother, who was coming to my assistance to take me away by force if it were necessary, met with the emissary of the cardinal, who was coming in search of me.
At the time I was a bit confused and I did not say thanks to them for coming to my assistance, before I left.