Are this sentences correct?

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salt&pepper

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Is it correct to speak this way?

1) Could you please help me take a look?

2) I was wondering if you could help me take a look.
 

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Is it correct to [STRIKE]speak this way[/STRIKE] say the following?

1) Could you please help me take a look?

2) I was wondering if you could help me take a look.

They are both perfectly acceptable grammatically although not entirely clear in meaning. Do you want someone else to take a look in order to help you, or do you want to take a look but need someone's help to do so?


Your thread title, however, does not follow the forum guidelines. You should include some or all of the words you are querying. A good title for this thread would have been "Could you please help me to take a look?"
 

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They are both perfectly acceptable grammatically although not entirely clear in meaning. Do you want someone else to take a look in order to help you, or do you want to take a look but need someone's help to do so?

So, which one is correct?
"Could you help me take a look?"
or
"Could you help me to take a look"
 

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Further to the above, I'm not too sure when i should add in "to"
For example:
"Could you help me cook?" or "Could you help me to cook?"
"Could you help me carry my books?" or "Could you help me to carry my books?"
Is there a difference between the sentences?
 

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Further to the above, I'm not too sure when i should add in "to"
For example:
"Could you help me cook?" or "Could you help me to cook?"
"Could you help me carry my books?" or "Could you help me to carry my books?"
Is there a difference between the sentences?
I have just answered this in another thread of yours. Please do not ask the same question in two different threads.
 

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Regarding the thread title, and apart from the valid comment by bobk:

It should be Are these sentences correct? You cannot say Are this sentences.
 
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