helping hand

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helping hand

Assistance with a task, or a person who provides such assistance. I could really use a helping hand carrying all of these boxes downstairs. You've been such a helping hand with this dinner, I couldn't have done it without you!
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*a helping hand

Fig. help; physical help, especially with the hands. (*Typically: get ~; need ~; give someone ~; offer ~; offer someone ~.) When you feel like you need a helping hand making dinner, just let me know.
See also: hand, helping

helping hand

see under lend a hand.
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a ˌhelping ˈhand

help: The new charity tries to offer a helping hand to young people who have become addicted to drugs.A helping hand would be very welcome at the moment.
See also: hand, helping
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The Helping Hands programme aims to bring together members of the church with their neighbours to undertake community work.
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The Helping Hand "robot" is aimed at the disabled and elderly with poor sight and weak or arthritic hands.
City Councillor Bruce Ayers has donated a new van that will be used to pick up and deliver medical equipment donated under the Quincy Helping Hand Program.
By taking part in our great offer, you'll be helping Safeway raise pounds 100,000 for the Helping Hand Appeal.
Gul Mohammad, Chairman and Health Committee, Shams-ul-Bar, the representatives of NGO Helping Hand attended the meeting.
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