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help (someone) in

1. To aid someone in entering some thing or place. Help Grandma in, will you? She sometimes struggles with those steep steps.
2. To aid someone in some pursuit or action (named after "in"). Can you help me in finishing this application? I'm not sure what to write here. I'm sure someone helped him in his attempt to burglarize our house.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

help someone in (to something)

to help someone get into something. I will help my grandfather into the car. We all had to help him in.
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help someone in something

to help someone with some task; to help someone in the doing of something. Please help me in my efforts to win the contest. Will you help me in my reelection?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It was here, after all, that Mohammad and her family had found a community of their own, living amongst other Somali Muslim immigrants who relied on each other for support, news and updates from Somalia, and help in adjusting to their newly adopted country.
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