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    #1

    lend her a hand

    Hi, I'm pleased to be here again.
    What does this idiom mean?
    He offered to lend her a hand with doing some house work.
    Best regards.

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    #2

    Re: lend her a hand

    I think it means to offer help, to assist. If I lend you a hand is the same as saying that I help you.

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    #3

    Re: lend her a hand

    not a teacher

    Yes, salvador is correct, it means to help/assist somebody.
    http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/lend+a+hand
    We also say "give him/her/them a hand".

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