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give somebody a leg-up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgive somebody a leg-upgive somebody a leg-upinformal a) UPto help someone to get up to a high place by joining your hands together so they can use them as a step b) British EnglishHELP to help someone succeed in their job leg-up
Examples from the Corpus
give somebody a leg-upJoining the Visa network would give it the leg-up it needs.
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