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help out

Meaning: If you help someone out, you do something to help them.

Synonym: assist

For example:

  • help out sb Scouts are taught to help out old people.

  • help sb out We need someone to help us out with the housework.

  • help out with sth We pay the kids next door to help out with the gardening.

Quick Quiz:

The police are responsible for helping out
  1. people in need
  2. wanted criminals
  3. themselves

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