help me do/to do something

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Which one is correct.
It help me do something
It help me to do something.

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"help" is a catenative verb with which the infinitive marker is optional.
 

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so both are correct?
 

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Which one is correct.
It help me do something
It help me to do something.

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Hi!

It helps me do something.

It helped me do something.

Help is a causative verb and the following verb should be short infinitive.
As for the passive voice, you should say:

I was helped to do something.
 

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Hi!

It helps me do something.

It helped me do something.

Help is a causative verb and the following verb should be short infinitive.
As for the passive voice, you should say:

I was helped to do something.
I agree. The first and second cases are examples of causative construction and ‘help’ functions as causative verb followid by an agent(me), So the action verb 'do' should be a bare infinitive(without to).
A verb--such as keep, promise, want, seem, and many others--that can link with other verbs to form a chain or series, is called a catenative verb; as:
I want to try to remember to use that website.
 
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