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ayudar

Translation of ayudar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (ayudarse)

  • to help oneself tú mismo tienes que ayudarte you've got to do something to help yourself para ayudarse empezó a dar clases de inglés he started giving English classes to earn a bit more moneyayudarse de orcon algo camina ayudándose de or con un bastón he walks with the aid o/or help of a stick, he walks with a stick

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