hour of need

noun phrase

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: the time when help is most needed They helped us in our hour of need.

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“Hour of need.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hour%20of%20need. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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