lend a helping hand

lend a helping hand(
lehnd
 
ey
 
hehlp
-
ihng
 
hahnd
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. echar una mano
Call Patricia. She'd be happy to lend you a helping hand.Llama a Patricia. Le encantaría echarte una mano.
b. dar una mano
John will lend a helping hand to anyone who needs it.John le dará una mano a cualquiera que la necesite.
c. ayudar
The kids get excited about being able to lend a helping hand to those in need.Los niños se emocionan por poder ayudar a los necesitados.
d. echar un cable (Southern Cone)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
My best friends always know when to lend me a helping hand.Mis mejores amigos siempre saben cuándo echarme un cable.
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