helpmate

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helpmate

1. A companion who provides assistance or support, especially a wife or husband. It's only by the support of my lifelong helpmate that I was able to get through the hardship of my father's death.
2. Anything or anyone that aids, assists, or is helpful, especially regularly or constantly. We've entered an age where phones are no longer merely tools for communication—they've become helpmates in nearly every facet of life.
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The holster body is made of industrial VELCRO with extended 3- and 1-inch bands to help mate it closely to upper torso to maintain maximum retention, discreetness and comfort.
Jack married Jetta Rae Mueller March 9, 1949, in Houston, Texas, and she was his true help mate both during and after his military service.
Jacking or locking screws can help mate and secure the connectors in mind.
"My view on it is God looked down one day and was like 'f***g hell, you need some help mate, here's a guitar'."
About 18 months ago a young man showed up and has convinced her that he would make a good husband and help mate. So lately they have been clearing a little valley on the farm, next to a spring.
In return, Denver treated her, his heaven provided help mate, as the special creature she was.
The PA role seemed to be more about being a GP's "help mate".
It offers more of the support hand to help mate with the pistol, but it is inferior to a weapon-mounted light in terms of control.
Thanks for your help mate, but all that type of trivia means absolutely nothing, and there are at least two chances of that priceless piece of information being kicked firmly into touch on June 2.
I am counting on you to employ the concepts in this document to build on our legacy and help mate our vision a reality: One Air Force, Same Fight--An Unrivaled Wingman.
BEWSTER'S BUYS: Tannadice new boys Craig Conway, Noel Hunt and Steven Robb, who hopes his move will help mate Lee Mair, below ICTURE: ALANRICHARD SON
He attributes his desire to purchase Mingo, a young African man of about twenty, to his need for "a field hand, a help mate -- a friend" (3).
The satellite navigation system is more than a mere gimmick to provide company on long journeys, it is a definite help mate for the directionally dysfunctional like me.