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    Hi,

    Is there an idiom do express the idea that somenone "doesn't spare any effort, work" or "is always willing to help".

    For example: "Linda 'doesn't spare any effort' to help everytime we call her.".

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    I'll start:
    She always gives her all when we call her.

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    Default Re: is there an idiom?

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    Hi,

    Is there an idiom do express the idea that somenone "doesn't spare any effort, work" or "is always willing to help".

    For example: "Linda 'doesn't spare any effort' to help everytime we call her.".

    Thanks.
    You could say she is a willing horse - from the phrase " willing horses carry the heaviest loads".
    She could also be a tower of strength.
    If someone knocks themselves out when doing a job they give it all they've got.

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