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English definition of “tide sb over (sth)”

tide sb over (sth)

phrasal verb with tide     /taɪd/ verb
to help someone to work or operate normally through a difficult period, usually by lending them money: Can you lend me some money to tide me over till the weekend? Have another piece of cake. It'll tide you over till supper.Giving, providing and supplyingHelping and co-operating
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