Meaning of “the shirt off sb's back” in the English Dictionary

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"the shirt off sb's back" in British English

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the shirt off sb's back


the last thing that someone has left:

He's the kind of man who'd give you the shirt off his back.

(Definition of “the shirt off sb's back” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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