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    Somebody helps me OR somebody Help me ?
    which one is correct ?

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    Default Re: Somebody helps me OR somebody Help me ?

    That depends on context. Can you provide one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by masoudimo View Post
    Somebody helps me OR somebody Help me ?
    which one is correct ?
    "Somebody helps me" is an indicative sentence telling what happens.
    "Somebody help me" is an imperative sentence, asking for help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    That depends on context. Can you provide one?
    hello my friend
    this was just an example , I wanna know if after sb or sth , our verbs accompany with "S" or not .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    "Somebody helps me" is an indicative sentence telling what happens.
    "Somebody help me" is an imperative sentence, asking for help.
    The first is possible but unlikely as a complete sentence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by masoudimo View Post
    hello my friend
    this was just an example , I wanna know if after sb or sth , our verbs accompany with "S" or not .
    Yes, but it is impossible to say what is correct without a context.

    I am going to stand here until somebody helps me.
    Somebody, help me open this window.

    Yesterday, somebody helped me feed the cows.
    Can somebody help me with my homework?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    "Somebody helps me" is an indicative sentence telling what happens.
    "Somebody help me" is an imperative sentence, asking for help.
    how "somebody helps me " is an indicative sentence ? can you use it in a context please?

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    Quote Originally Posted by masoudimo View Post
    how "somebody helps me " is an indicative sentence ? can you use it in a context please?
    "Whenever I want help, somebody helps me."
    "When I have too much work for one person, somebody helps me."
    Note that this is the Simple Present tense. If someone is helping you now, you say, "Someone is helping me" (Present progressive), not the simple present.
    Now that you realise the importance of context, you should be able to supply some next time.

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    Default Re: Somebody helps me OR somebody Help me ?

    Hello masoudimo,
    You are new here, so I will explain a few things to you.
    1. Use capital letters.
    2. Don't use words like "wanna" or "gonna" here.
    3. Don'e leave a space before a punctuation mark. Do leave one after (as you have done).
    4. Don't use abbreviations like "sb" or "sth" - they don't mean anything to some of us.
    5. Join two sentences with period (or a semi-colon, or sometimes a dash), not a comma.


    Quote Originally Posted by masoudimo View Post
    hello my friend
    this was just an example , I wanna know if after sb or sth , our verbs accompany with "S" or not .
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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