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    " help + bare infinitive/ help + infinitive"



    "It helps me to remember the happy or unforgettable things and help[s] me to tell people my feelings," says Eli Tang. "And the feeling is so difficult to say so I take photos to tell people how I feel."

    "When I asked him why, he said he wanted to show his father, who is a chef, that he can cook as well. He is a shy boy and photography has helped him connect with his family."

    More: Eye-opening: Photography brings life to blind students - CNN.com


    Is it up to me to use help + bare infinitive or help + infinitive because to in this site has been enclosed into brackets which indicates that to is optional, am I right?


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    Re: " help + bare infinitive/ help + infinitive"

    'To' is optional.

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