help oneself

idiom

Definition of help oneself

1 : to serve oneself as much food or drink as one would like There's plenty of food, so help yourself. often + toHelp yourself to some dessert.
2 informal : to take something without permission He saw the money lying on the table, and he helped himself. usually + toHe helped himself to the car keys.

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“Help oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/help%20oneself. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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