Diffrence between ''Help sb to do sth' and 'Help sb to do sth'

gaolei

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Can I express:
It will help you remember.
It will help you in remembering.
It will help you remembering.

what is the diffrence among 'help sb to do sth', 'help sb do sth', 'help sb in doing sth' and 'help sb doing sth'.
 

bubbha

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'Help' is one of the very few verbs in English that can be followed by either a bare infinitive or a to- ​infinitive. There is no difference in meaning.
Are there any others with this property? Or is "help" unique?
 

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Use help somebody do something or help somebody to do something. (They're the same.)

Follow with in only when you want to focus on the situation in which help is needed instead of the goal to be achieved. The phrase after in will usually be a normal noun phrase, but could possibly be a gerund (-ing) noun phrase (though this is uncommon).

  • help me in life
  • help you in times of need
  • help him in his studies

Don't use help somebody doing something.
 

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Ok, I got it.
Thank you so much for your explanation and userful examples.
 

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This note is only a reminder. It will help you to remember.

Can I [STRIKE]express[/STRIKE] say:

It will help you remember.
It will help you in remembering.
It will help you remembering.

What is the difference [STRIKE]among[/STRIKE] between 'help somebody to do something', 'help sb do sth', 'help sb in doing sth' and 'help sb doing sth'.

Don't abbreviate somebody and something.

OK. I've got it.

Thank you so much for your explanation and useful examples.
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gaolei

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Thank you so much for correcting my writing errors.
I can learn my English from mistakes.

The ‘Thank’ button does not respond when I amclicking.
I don’t know why.
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