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    Question What is the difference between assist and help ?

    Hi
    May you answer me? Please
    What is the difference between assist and help?

    Thanks for all your help.

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    Re: What is the difference between assist and help ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Laza18 View Post
    Hi
    May you answer me? Please
    What is the difference between assist and help?

    Thanks for all your help.
    Not much.

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    Re: What is the difference between assist and help ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Laza18 View Post
    Hi.
    May Can/Could you answer me please?

    What is the difference between assist and help?

    Thanks for all your help.
    Please see my amendments to your post. As bhaisahab said, there's not much difference. Did you check both of them in a dictionary? Did you notice similarities in their definitions?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: What is the difference between assist and help ?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Please see my amendments to your post. As bhaisahab said, there's not much difference. Did you check both of them in a dictionary? Did you notice similarities in their definitions?
    I see it. Thanks
    Did you check both of them in a dictionary?
    Yes
    Did you notice similarities in their definitions?
    Yes, I noticed in assist definition was wrote " to help" and all of them related to help people.

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    Re: What is the difference between assist and help ?

    It may be useful to look at the words in terms of their etymological origins. Help is Anglo-Saxon, assist is French. Help is used in concrete situations, in general, in ordinary life (e.g. help me by holding a ladder). Assist is used in formal, academic, and institutional situations, as in surgery, where it often means just watching and very occasionally doing something useful, or international diplomacy, where it might mean any sort of request someone else finds useful, such as not voting (abstaining).

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