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I want the municipality to be a helping hand to the man with a desire of sympathy, to help the fallen when it is not in their power to help themselves.
John Burns

Meaning of "helping hand" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HELPING HAND

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HELPING HAND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Helping hand is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HELPING HAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of helping hand in the English dictionary

The definition of helping hand in the dictionary is assistance.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HELPING HAND

help a person off with
help a person on with
help desk
help menu
help out
help screens
helpable
helper
helper T-cell
helpful
helpfully
helpfulness
helping
helpless
helplessly
helplessness
helpline
Helpmann
helpmate
helpmeet

WORDS THAT END LIKE HELPING HAND

a free hand
a heavy hand
at first hand
at hand
at second hand
by hand
come to hand
first hand
free hand
from hand to hand
hand
hand in hand
hat in hand
in hand
on hand
out of hand
second hand
take in hand
the upper hand
to hand
upper hand

Synonyms and antonyms of helping hand in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «helping hand» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HELPING HAND

Find out the translation of helping hand to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of helping hand from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «helping hand» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

伸出援助之手
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mano amiga
570 millions of speakers

English

helping hand
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मदद के लिए हाथ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يد العون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Протянуть руку помощи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mão amiga
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাহায্যকারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

coup de main
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Membantu tangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

helfende Hand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

手助け
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도움의 손길
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngewangi tangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bàn tay giúp đỡ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உதவும் கரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मदतीचा हात
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yardım eli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mano amica
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Pomocna dłoń
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

простягнути руку допомоги
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mână de ajutor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χείρα βοηθείας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

helpende hand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hjälpande hand
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hjelpende hånd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of helping hand

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HELPING HAND»

The term «helping hand» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.012 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HELPING HAND» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about helping hand

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10 QUOTES WITH «HELPING HAND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word helping hand.
1
Aeschylus
God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.
2
Kathleen Blanco
My values, our values, aren't about pointing fingers. They are about offering a helping hand.
3
Jo Bonner
There has certainly been criticism of the timing involved in getting help to the victims of the storm, and much of it may indeed be warranted. However, this is not the time for pointing fingers; rather, it is the time for offering a helping hand to our neighbors in need.
4
Jo Bonner
Dr. Rice went well beyond offering a helping hand - she went so far as to shed tears and share hugs with those who, in a matter of just a few hours, had lost everything to the rising floodwaters.
5
John Burns
I want the municipality to be a helping hand to the man with a desire of sympathy, to help the fallen when it is not in their power to help themselves.
6
Rebecca Gayheart
I definitely got my philanthropic genes from my mom and dad. They taught me from a very early age to always lend a helping hand to anyone in need, and I hope to raise my daughter to be a very kind and charitable person.
7
Jeff Greenfield
Conservatives may worship Adam Smith's 'invisible hand,' but for Obama, the helping hand comes in large measure from the public, not the private sector. To call this 'socialism' is to do violence to the word and to the concept. To call it 'un-American' is a smear.
8
Hubert H. Humphrey
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
9
Lloyd Kaufman
I believe that independent film making is the last frontier of creative expression available. So I'm always willing to lend a helping hand to a young film maker who's just getting into the business.
10
Sam Levenson
It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.'

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HELPING HAND»

Discover the use of helping hand in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to helping hand and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Michael and His New Baby Brother
Michael meets his baby brother and finds that he enjoys the new addition to the family. Includes note to parents.
Duchess of York Sarah, 2010
2
Giving Death a Helping Hand: Physician-Assisted Suicide and ...
The present volume focuses on public policy issues related to physician-assisted suicide.
Dieter Birnbacher, Edgar Dahl, 2008
3
A Helping Hand
A Helping Hand Shayla Kersten Deputy Sheriff Rich Taylor has many secrets.
Shayla Kersten, 2008
4
A Helping Hand
New author Keysha Cass highlights the importance behind being thoughtful and helping by offering A Helping Hand.
Keysha Cass, 2011
5
The Berenstain Bears Lend a Helping Hand
When Mama concludes that there's too much "Me, me, me!" in Brother and Sister's behavior, she encourages them to help elderly Widow McGrizz deal with her full and messy attic.
Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain, 2012
6
A Healer of Souls: A Helping Hand on Your Journey Through Life
During a visit to Machu Picchu, Dawn Paul received a mystical experience, a vision of the Inca, who instructed her to follow the path of the shaman.
Dawn Paul, 2012
7
A Helping Hand Series: I Love You
So preoccupied by other things we sometimes neglect the most important things to us and that's our children. This book is great for reassurance of your children knowing and feeling your love. This is a great bedtime or nap time book.
Joy K. Richardson, 2009
8
America's Helping Hand: Paving the Way to Globalization ...
Since the end of the Second World War, economic assistance has turned into the extremely important instrument of regulating international relations.
Sergei Y. Shenin, 2005
9
Matthew and the Bullies
Matthew learns how to deal with the bullies at his school the proper way--by asking his parents and teacher for help. Includes note to parents.
Duchess of York Sarah, 2010
10
Helping Hand Or Grabbing Hand? Supervisory Architecture, ...
The literature stresses the importance of financial market characteristics in determining the supervisory architectures.
Marc Quintyn, Donato Masciandaro, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HELPING HAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term helping hand is used in the context of the following news items.
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Texas Teenagers Lend A Helping Hand In Moore - News9.com …
Texas Teenagers Lend A Helping Hand In Moore. Posted: Jul 14, 2015 8:04 PM PDT. Tuesday, July 14, 2015 11:04 PM EDT. Updated: Jul 14, 2015 8:35 PM ... «news9.com KWTV, Jul 15»
2
Hannibal extends helping hand to Quincy after vicious storm - News …
Quincy, Ill., residents found themselves on Tuesday trying to rebound from the damaging storm that rolled through the Gem City late Monday ... «Hannibal.net, Jul 15»
3
1st of its kind expo gives Berks veterans a helping hand | Berks Area …
1st of its kind expo gives Berks veterans a helping hand. EXETER TWP., Pa. -. Some 27,000 veterans live in Berks County, but many don't ... «WFMZ Allentown, Jul 15»
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Ask Agnes: Helping hand
Ask Agnes: Helping hand. by: From: The Weekly Times; July 15, 2015 12:00AM. Increase Text Size · Decrease Text Size · Print · Email · Share · Add to Digg ... «Weekly Times Now, Jul 15»
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Endangered mussels given a helping hand (From The Northern Echo)
Work to safeguard the last remaining population of freshwater pearl mussels in Yorkshire has been given a helping hand in the shape of a £300,000 grant from ... «The Northern Echo, Jul 15»
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Lending a helping hand for those doing it tough
BUNBURY woman Samantha Malcolm has donated about 40 blankets to help those less fortunate this winter. She was inspired by her ... «Bunbury Mail, Jul 15»
7
A helping hand for new Muslim converts - Daily Sabah
New Muslim Care, founded in Canada by Muslim converts, is a group helping new converts to learn the basics of being Muslim. «Daily Sabah, Jul 15»
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Vijayotsavam offers a helping hand to students - The Hindu
Vijayotsavam offers a helping hand to students. Staff Reporter. Comment · print · T T. T+ · T- · Tweet. The 'Vijayotsavam' learning enhancement ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
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The KZN Science Centre to lend a helping hand to fellow NPO on …
This Mandela Day, the KwaZulul-Natal Science Centre, a non-profit organisation, will be heading to the Abalindi Children's Home in Inanda to ... «Media Update, Jul 15»
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Mission to give health a helping hand - My Sunshine Coast
Mission to give health a helping hand. Published: 15th of July 2015 Comments: Political Sunshine Coast Council ... «My Sunshine Coast, Jul 15»

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