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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"This will be a devastating experience for them and I want to thank all those in the State, local authority and voluntary sectors who are coming to their assistance."
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