give/lend me a hand with

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of give/lend me a hand with

: to provide help
  • Can you give/lend me a hand with this suitcase?

Word by Word Definitions

give play
  1. : to make a present of

  2. : to grant or bestow by formal action

  3. : to accord or yield to another

  1. : capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility

  2. : the ability of a material to bend or stretch

lend play
  1. : to give for temporary use on condition that the same or its equivalent be returned

  2. : to put at another's temporary disposal

  3. : to let out (money) for temporary use on condition of repayment with interest

me play
  1. : objective case of i

hand play
  1. : the terminal part of the vertebrate forelimb when modified (as in humans) as a grasping organ : the body part at the end of the arm of a human, ape, or monkey

  2. : the forelimb segment (such as the terminal section of a bird's wing) of a vertebrate higher than the fishes that corresponds to the hand irrespective of its form or functional specialization

  3. : a part serving the function of or resembling a hand: such as

  1. : with the hands rather than by machine

  1. : to touch or manage with the hands

  2. : furl

  3. : to lead, guide, or assist with the hand


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