help along

help (someone) along

1. To aid someone's physical movement. Can you either help Grandma along or get her walker for her?
2. To aid someone's progress in some area of life. You really helped Paul along by putting in a good word for him when he applied for the job.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

help someone along

1. to help someone move along. I helped the old man along. Please help her along. She has a hurt leg.
2. to help someone advance. I am more than pleased to help you along with your math. She helped herself along by studying hard.
See also: help
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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