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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It had absolutely nothing to do with coming to our assistance.
In both of these conflicts America sat on the sideline for over a year before coming to our assistance. Only after the sinking of the Lusitania in May 1915 and the bombing of Pearl Harbour in 1941 did America get off their backsides and offer assistance.
He added: ``It was my thought that if they knew police officers were coming to our assistance, they would have shot us.