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  1. Just Joined
    Student or Learner
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      • Native Language:
      • Ukrainian
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      • United States
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      • United States

    • Join Date: Apr 2017
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    #1

    How to ask for help politely?

    What is the correct way of asking politely for help?

    1. It would be nice, if you could help.
    2. It would be nice, if you can help.
    3. It will be nice, if you help.

    Thank you,
    Ira

  2. Moderator
    Retired English Teacher
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      • England
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    #2

    Re: How to ask for help politely?

    Delete the commas and they are fine, though #3 is not collquial.

    There are many other ways:

    Can you help me, please?
    Could I please ask for your help?

  3. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
    English Teacher
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    #3

    Re: How to ask for help politely?

    Could you possibly help me?

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