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bail someone out

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bail someone out

verb phrase

To get someone out of a difficult plight; relieve someone of debt, embarrassment, etc: I'll bail you out this time, but next time bring enough money

[1970s+; fr paying someone's bail for release fr confinement]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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