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English definition of “bail sb/sth out”

bail sb/sth out

(UK also bale sb/sth out) phrasal verb with bail     /beɪl/ verb
to help a person or organization that is in difficulty, usually by giving or lending them money: She keeps running up huge debts and asking friends to bail her out.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
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