Meaning of “bail sb/sth out” in the English Dictionary

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"bail sb/sth out" in British English

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bail sb/sth out

UK also bale sb/sth out
phrasal verb with bail uk /beɪl/ us /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.

(Definition of “bail sb/sth out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bail sb/sth out" in Business English

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bail sb/sth out

UK also bale sb/sth out
phrasal verb with bail uk /beɪl/ us verb [ T, usually passive ]

to help a person or organization that is in financial difficulty:

Taxpayers are being asked to pay billions of dollars to bail out failing banks and other companies.
We think the borrowers should be bailed out and not the loan companies.

(Definition of “bail sb/sth out” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)