Meaning of “someone would give someone the shirt off his or her back” in the English Dictionary

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"someone would give someone the shirt off his or her back" in American English

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someone would give someone the shirt off his or her back

someone would be willing to do anything to help another person:

Charlie is the nicest guy – he’d give you the shirt off his back if you were in trouble.

(Definition of “someone would give someone the shirt off his or her back” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)