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    Question 11

    Please,
    Is there any difference between :
    . Can you help me ? and Can you help me out ?

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    Re: Question 11

    I would say that in most cases they mean more or less the same. There may be instances where one is definitely better than the other, but I can't think of any at the moment.


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    Re: Question 11

    Do you mean that, in this case , itd be a non-literal meaning phrasal verb ?


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    Re: Question 11

    Ive made a mistake. I am aware of the meanings of literal and non-literal phrasal verbs, but in this case, out ' is just a preposition on the sentence?
    I am saying this because to help out is not a phrasal verb....

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    Re: Question 11

    'To help out' is a phrasal verb.

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    Smile Re: Question 11

    I have asked this same question before. A teacher told me "help out" is informal, "help" is not.

    Hope this HELPS OUT.


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    Re: Question 11

    Where are you located?

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    Re: Question 11

    "Can you help me out?" seems to be used more often when somebody is asking for money.





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