bail sb/sth out

UK US bail sb/sth out
Phrasal Verb with bail({{}}/beɪl/ verb [T, usually passive]
(UK also bale sb/sth out)
to help a person or organization that is in financial difficulty: »

Taxpayers are being asked to pay billions of dollars to bail out failing banks and other companies.

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We think the borrowers should be bailed out and not the loan companies.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • ˌbail sb/sth ˈout — phrasal verb to help a person or organization that is having financial problems …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • bail sth out — UK US bail sb/sth out Phrasal Verb with bail({{}}/beɪl/ verb [T, usually passive] (UK also bale sb/sth out) ► to help a person or organization that is in financial difficulty: »Taxpayers are being asked to pay billions of dollars to bail out… …   Financial and business terms

  • bail sb out — Ⅰ. UK US bail sb out Phrasal Verb with bail({{}}/beɪl/ verb [T, usually passive] (UK also bale sb out) ► LAW to pay money to a court to allow a person who has been accused of a crime to remain free until a trial Ⅱ. UK US bail sb/sth out Phr …   Financial and business terms

  • bail — [beɪl] noun [U] I money that is given to a court so that someone is allowed to stay out of prison until their trial She was released on bail later that day.[/ex] II verb bail [beɪl] bail sb out bail sb/sth out …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • bail something out — ˌbail ˈout | ˌbail (sth)ˈout derived to empty water from sth by lifting it out with your hand or a container • He had to stop rowing to bail water out of the boat. • The boat will sink unless we bail out. Main entry: ↑bail …   Useful english dictionary

  • bail somebody out of something — ˌbail sbˈout (of sth) derived to rescue sb from a difficult situation • The government had to bail the company out of financial difficulty. • Ryan s late goal bailed out his team. Main entry: ↑bailderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • bail — bail1 [beıl] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: keeping someone as a prisoner , from baillier to deliver, keep as a prisoner , from Medieval Latin bajulare to control , from Latin bajulus someone who carries loads ] 1.) [U] money left with …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bale out — verb remove (water) from a boat by dipping and throwing over the side • Syn: ↑bail out • Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • bale something out — ˌbale ˈout | ˌbale sthˈout | ˌbale sbˈout derived (BrE) = ↑bail out, ↑bail something out, ↑bail somebody out Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bale somebody out — ˌbale ˈout | ˌbale sthˈout | ˌbale sbˈout derived (BrE) = ↑bail out, ↑bail something out, ↑bail somebody out Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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