relieve him

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  • He looked quickly across at me, but what he saw must have relieved him. Cited from The Unspeakable Gentleman, by John P. Marquand
  • Also get off and relieve him of your weight when you can do so. Cited from American Adventures, by Julian Street
  • She relieved him of his little charge for the greater part of the day. Cited from Happy Pollyooly, by Edgar Jepson
  • How would he have sought to relieve him -- what would he have done? Cited from The Child of Pleasure, by Gabriele D'Annunzio
  • He had come back to say that they really must relieve him. Cited from The Tragic Muse, by Henry James
  • And no attempt had been made to relieve him of either the one or the other. Cited from The Wharf by the Docks, by Florence Warden
  • He allowed her to think that she had relieved him of any further anxiety. Cited from Stories by English Authors: England, by Various
  • If you have relieved him, I don't see the use of my going. Cited from How I Found Livingstone, by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  • In a season of doubt and difficulty a scene like this must relieve him. Cited from Our Churches and Chapels, by Atticus
  • He then said he could not take so many and asked the directors to relieve him.
  • He had scarcely started in the game when the regular player appeared, thus relieving him. Cited from The Young Pitcher, by Zane Grey
  • Sir, I would have gone to the world's end to relieve him. Cited from Life Of Johnson, Vol. 3,Boswell, ed. Birkbeck Hill
  • It relieved him for the moment from coming to any decision. Cited from The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • It relieved him to turn his thoughts from what was around him to this familiar object. Cited from The Literary World Seventh Reader, by Various
  • The answer came back that the brigade would relieve him at the next stand. Cited from TCB On The Plains, by Edgar B.P. Darlington
  • I have since seen him, and relieved him more than once, although he never asks for anything. Cited from The Experiences of a Barrister, by Samuel Warren
  • The day came, and there was no appearance of a French army to relieve him. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. I, Part B, by David Hume
  • He knew he could have got the money back on them, but it relieved him to destroy them. Cited from Of Human Bondage, by W. Somerset Maugham
  • One month later, the exhibition board announced that it had relieved him of his duties.
  • It relieved him from service with his troop and made him independent of his captain. Cited from Marion's Faith, by Charles King
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