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assist

Baseball the act of a player who throws or deflects a batted ball in such a way that a team is enabled to put out an opponent
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Now that our plans are arranged, and we have the three most powerful bands of evil spirits in the world to assist us, let us make haste to get the tunnel finished as soon as possible.
It was hard for me at this time to understand how a woman of her education and social standing could take such delight in performing such service, in order to assist in the elevation of an unfortunate race.
I was supremely happy in the opportunity of being able to assist somebody else.
It was my earnest wish to help him to prepare to enter Hampton, and to save money to assist him in his expenses there.
I dare say, madam,' says he, 'that you will be as well satisfied with my friend as with me, and he is thoroughly able to assist you, which I am not.
My own impression was, that he had been first used (without any guilty knowledge on his own part) to ascertain the fact of the clerk's absence from home on the previous day, and that he had been afterwards ordered to wait near the church (but out of sight of the vestry) to assist his master, in the event of my escaping the attack on the road, and of a collision occurring between Sir Percival and myself.
We have been examined together, as well as separately, to assist the police.
Before I could offer to assist him he had found what he wanted.
And I shall have a service to ask of you afterwards, if you don't object to assist me.
It is again needless to say that, so far from objecting, I was all eagerness to assist her.
I shall probably kill you the fourth," said he to him, holding out his hand to assist him to rise.
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