help (someone) off

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help (someone) off

1. To help someone to alight from something. I took the elderly woman's hand and helped her off the train.
2. To help someone to remove an item or article of clothing. We stepped into the restaurant, and I helped my date off with her coat.
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help someone off (of) something

to help someone get off something. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Please help me off this horse! Do help him off of it!
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help (someone) off

To assist (someone) in taking off a piece of clothing: Help me off with these boots.
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References in classic literature ?
After a short silence, during which most of the young people made a closer inspection of Kate's appearance, and compared notes respecting it, one of them offered to help her off with her shawl, and the offer being accepted, inquired whether she did not find black very uncomfortable wear.