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    May I help you? & Anything I could help you?

    I think both of them mean 'want to help someone' . Are they different or they can use in the same way ?

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    Re: May I help you? & Anything I could help you?

    Yes they can, but the second must end with "with".

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    Re: May I help you? & Anything I could help you?

    Quote Originally Posted by PJansam View Post
    I think both of them mean 'want to help someone'. Are they different or can they can be used in the same way?
    Is there anything I can help you with?
    Is there anything I can/could do to help you?
    Can I help you?
    Can I help you with anything?
    Can I help you at all?

    I don't necessarily think they mean "I want to help you". Many people have a job which requires them to offer help. That doesn't mean they want to help.

    Please see my amendments to your post in red. Don't put a space before a full stop.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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