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    helping outIt

    It's time that their children started helping out a bit at home.

    Hi,
    Is out in the above optional? Thanks,

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    Re: helping outIt

    Yes, but I think most AmE speakers would include it.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: helping outIt

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Yes, but I think most AmE speakers would include it.
    To make sure, do you mean it's optional for speakers else where?

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    Re: helping outIt

    Quote Originally Posted by LewisJian View Post
    To make sure, do you mean it's optional for speakers else where?
    I don't know.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: helping outIt

    Quote Originally Posted by LewisJian View Post
    else where?
    elsewhere - one word.

    'Out' is optional in BrE.

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