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Unformatted text preview: e.g. "I didn't know if I could raise a child by myself" Another example is the difference between "helping someone + to do something" and "helping someone + by doing something". "Can you help me to move this table" means "Can you move this table together with me?" (i.e. the listener moves the table together with the speaker) "Can you help me by moving this table" means "Can you move this table for me?" (i.e.the listener moves the table himself, as help offered to the speaker.) Regards, Olive...
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- Spring '07