help off/on

phrasal verb

helped off/on; helping off/on; helps off/on
: to do something that makes it easier for (someone) to put on or take off (clothing, shoes, etc.)
Let me help you off with your boots.
He helped her on with her coat.

Examples of help off/on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People struggling with addiction in Baltimore are often left to find help on their own. Jessica Gallagher, New York Times, 23 May 2024 Earlier in the third quarter, Mitchell went down hard after a collision and needed help off the court. Jacob Steinberg, Baltimore Sun, 19 Mar. 2024 Years later, amid a flurry of litigation filed over the unusable property that was still costing the city $18,000 a day, Hughes acknowledged he had been paid $4.4 million for his help on the Ash Street lease and just over $5 million for his Civic Center Plaza work. Jeff McDonald, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 May 2024 The Sawtooth Avalanche Center said O’Connor’s skiing partner, who has not been identified publicly, called for help on a satellite communication device before using a transceiver device to locate O’Connor in the snow. Nicole Blanchard, Idaho Statesman, 14 May 2024 Demonte Sherrill, trapped on the sixth floor with Reuben Holmes, begins to plead for help on Facebook Live. Gavin Off, Charlotte Observer, 8 May 2024 Peso Pluma’s Tijuana concert has been canceled after death threats Sept. 21, 2023 Debra Robinson, Jake and Callum’s mother, appealed for help on social media after days passed without word from her sons, noting that Callum is diabetic. Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times, 3 May 2024 Lewis has said on several occasions that adding help on both sides of the line is a portal priority. Kirk Kenney, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 May 2024 The crew on Carnival Paradise saved 28 Cuban nationals who were signaling for help on a vessel that was adrift around 2:30 p.m. Nathan Diller, USA TODAY, 22 Apr. 2024

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“Help off/on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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