Translation of ayudar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- to help ayudar al prójimo to help one's neighbor ¿te ayudo? do you need any help?, can o/or shall I help you?, can o/or shall I give you a hand? [familiar/colloquial] vino a ayudarme unos días she came to help me out for a few days ayudar a algn
conalgo to help sb withsth ayuda a tu hermano con los deberes help your brother with his homework mis padres me ayudaron con los gastos de la fiesta my parents helped me (out) with the cost of the party ayudar a algn a+ infinitivo/infinitiveto help sb (to) + infinitivo/infinitiveayúdame a poner la mesa help me (to) set the table lo ayudé a arreglar la moto I helped him (to) fix his motorbike
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
deor conalgo 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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