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    Could I help you with something? VS Did you need help with something? Are both oka

    Could I help you with something?

    VS

    Did you need help with something?

    Are both okay and polite?

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    Re: Could I help you with something? VS Did you need help with something? Are both

    Yes and yes.

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    Re: Could I help you with something? VS Did you need help with something? Are both

    Hello,
    Why the 2nd sentence in the Past Tense?
    Please, show me every single one of my mistakes. Thank you.

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    Re: Could I help you with something? VS Did you need help with something? Are both

    Quote Originally Posted by NortT View Post
    Why is the second sentence in the past tense?
    It means the same as 'Do you need help...?' but is seen by many as more polite.

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