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    help keep

    Not overeating, not lying down for about three hours after taking food, not wearing tight-fitting clothes or belts around the waist, not exercising for at least an hour after eating, avoiding fast and deep-fried food on the Ďdonítsí side will also help keep gastrointestinal (GI) problems away.

    Is above sentence is correct?
    Is it okey putting "to" between "help" and "keep" to correct the sentence without messing up the meaning of the sentence?

    Thanks

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    Re: help keep

    It means the same with or without "to".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: help keep

    Why "to" is not being used here?

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    Re: help keep

    "Help" is one of the verbs which can take the bare infinitive.

    Please help me move this table.
    Please help me to move this table.

    This can help keep you thin.
    This can help to keep you thin.

    Regularly watering your plants helps make them grow tall and strong.
    Regularly watering your plants helps to make them grow tall and strong.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: help keep

    Quote Originally Posted by shibli.aftab View Post
    Why ​is "to" is not being used here?
    Please note the correct way to ask this question.

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