give a hand
This page is about the collocation give a hand
collocation pattern: verb + noun
to give help, support or assistance
- Can I give you a hand with those bags?
- If Marian hadn't given me a hand with the invoices, I wouldn't have finished them on time.
Related collocations include "give help", "give support" and "lend a (helping) hand". Another meaning of "give a hand" is to applaud, as in "Let's give the musicians a hand."
If you're giving someone a hand, you're
Contributor: Matt Errey