come to someone's assistance

Definition of come to someone's assistance

  1. :  to help someone Nobody came to her assistance when her car broke down.

Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

assistanceplay
  1. :  the act of helping or assisting someone or the help supplied :  aid


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