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Idiom of the week – Bail someone out

Posted by englishlessons on June 29, 2015

to help someone/some entity out of bad situation

Examples:

I was having financial trouble last year, but my uncle bailed me out, so I am paying him back now.

The government bailed out some companies during the financial downturn.

Note: This idiom can also mean to escape from a bad situation.

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