at one's elbow meaning

Close at hand, ready for use

[American slang]
adv. phr. Close beside you; nearby. The President rode in an open car with his wife at his elbow. Mary practiced for several years to become a champion swimmer and her mother was always at her elbow to help her.
Antonym: BREATHE DOWN ONE'S NECK.

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