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Pronunciation: /help/

Translation of help in French:


  • aide (f); (in emergency) secours (m) with the help of à l'aide de [stick, knife] avec l'aide de [person] it's/she's a (great) help ça/elle aide beaucoup to cry for help appeler au secours


  • 1 aider (to do à faire) to help each other s'entraider to help sb across aider qn à traverser
  • 3 (prevent) I couldn't help laughing je n'ai pas pu m'empêcher de rire it can't be helped! on n'y peut rien! he can't help being stupid! ce n'est pas de sa faute s'il est stupide!


  • aider he never helps with the housework il n'aide jamais à faire le ménage this map doesn't help much cette carte n'est pas d'un grand secours

Phrasal verbs

help out

help out aider, donner un coup de main [fam]
help [sb] out aider, donner un coup de main à [fam]; (financially) dépanner [fam]

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