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I say, Mops, give me a leg-up; I want to have a nearer squint at the machine.

I murmur sadly, "Ah, my friend, I gave you a leg-up indeed!"

Didn't Lancaster give him a leg-up for his chemistry the other day?

I'll give you a leg-up for Merishall in the morning if you're decently civil.

"She is more beautiful than ever," said Michael, willing to give his brother a leg-up.

Monsieur now proceeded to inform him by clutching at the reins, as he stood preparing for a leg-up on the wrong side.

She'll have something to say about this, I daresay, and her Guv'nor will probably give me a leg-up in finding a job.

Some good-natured passerby had given them a leg-up over the lowered top.

I suppose I ought to have given you a leg-up, and prevented you making a fool of yourself.

Captain Bodgers selected the biggest men to give their more active comrades a leg-up.

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