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    help

    Hi
    What is the differences between " help to do something" and "help in doing something"?
    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: help

    What is the context?

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    Re: help

    Thanks for your reply.
    I find it in Oxford learners dictionary.
    There are 2 examples there:
    1/ I need contacts that could help in finding a job.
    2/ The college's aim is to help students to achieve their aspiration.
    Actually, I vaguely understand them.I don't really know what is the difference between them.
    Thanks.

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    #4

    Re: help

    Both examples are correct. The first uses a gerund (noun) and the second uses an infinitive (noun),

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    #5

    Re: help

    Thanks
    Is there any differences in the meaning between them?
    Thanks

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    #6

    Re: help

    Well there is a difference between the two sentences.

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    #7

    Re: help

    Thanks
    What is the difference?

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    #8

    Re: help

    Read the sentences. They have different topics.

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