transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- ayudar, asistir [formal] to assist sb
with/ insth ayudar or [formal] asistir a algn enalgo a man is assisting the police with their inquiries la policía está interrogando a un sospechoso to assist sb in -ingayudar a algn a+ infinitive/infinitivoshe assisted them in organizing the conference los ayudó a organizar la conferenciaMore example sentences
- She has also assisted at blood donor sessions in the town, and only stopped doing that in March.
- She also very graciously assisted in the awards presentation that was done around the pool on the Saturday evening.
- No subtitles are present to assist, although they would be welcome when the Australian accents are prevalent.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 (help) to assist
with/ insth ayudar enalgo 1.2 (be present) [formal] to assist atsth asistir aalgoMore example sentences
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- Davis said the police were assisting the people to transport their belongings to their various homes and would also assist in the clean-up.
- Likewise he is banned from encouraging, inciting or assisting any person to commit any acts of anti-social behaviour.
- The sickness and invalids benefit strategy is showing encouraging results in assisting people to recover and return to employment.
- I would urge anyone who has information which could assist police to come forward.
- In urging the public to assist the police with information, Paul said crime was the business of all law-abiding persons.
- There is no general obligation on health professionals to disclose confidential information in order to assist the police with the investigation of crimes.
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