help out with (someone or something)(redirected from help it out with)
help out with (someone or something)
1. To aid someone in doing something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "help" and "out." Can you help out with the bake sale? Oh sure, I can help you out with that.
2. To give or provide someone with something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "help" and "out." Any chance you can help me out with the name of a good plumber? If you need money for the tip, I can help you out with a few dollars.
help someone or something out with someone or something
1. Lit. to assist someone or something with a person or a thing. Can you help me out with my geometry? Please help out my son with his geometry.
2. Fig. to help someone or a group by providing someone or something. I need some salt. Would you help me out with a little bit of salt? Can you help out our department with a secretary?