someone would give someone the shirt off his or her back Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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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 ​nicestguy – he’d give you the ​shirt off his back if you were in ​trouble.
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