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    Verb Help +


    Can the verb -Help be followed by a verb in to or basic form?

    Below are the sample sentences:

    1-My teacher wanted to know who helped me write the compositions.
    2-We all helped him fill out the application form
    3-He helped me to pass my exam
    4-Sally said he would help us to move the furniture.


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    Re: Verb Help +

    'Help' is one of those rare full verbs that can be followed by a bare infinitive. When I was younger, this was more true of AmE, but it is now firmly entrenched in BrE as well. All your sentences are fine.

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