"It can help me in this work" - problem with the preposition

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angelene001

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Is this sentence correct?
"I'm very patient. It can help me in this work"
(I'm applying for a job as a teacher)

According to the dictionary the only possible preposition after "help" is "with".
But I feel that it doesn't convey that meaning.
 

Barb_D

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Try this instead: I am very patient, which can be helpful in this line of work.
 

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Your dictionary is simplifying things for you. There is nothing wrong with your sentence.
 
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