help (someone) off

(redirected from helped him off)

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.
See also: help, off
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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!
See also: help, off
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

help (someone) off

To assist (someone) in taking off a piece of clothing: Help me off with these boots.
See also: help, off
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
See also:
References in classic literature ?
In Marya Dmitrievna's anteroom the footman who helped him off with his fur coat said that the mistress asked him to come to her bedroom.
She helped him off with his cloak, and begged him to wait a moment in the ante-room while she announced him.
The little old box-keeper, recognizing Vronsky as he helped him off with his fur coat, called him "Your Excellency," and suggested he should not take a number but should simply call Fyodor.
"A couple of guys helped him off the ground and picked up his bike."
After he was treated by paramedics, firefighters helped him off the roof and he was taken to hospital for treatment.