Last modified on 4 May 2014, at 14:12

give someone a hand



give (someone) a hand

  1. (idiomatic) To help, aid, or assist.
    Could you please give me a hand carrying this mattress?
  2. (idiomatic) To applaud or clap (also to give (someone) a big hand).
    Please give all our dedicated volunteers a hand for their hard work.