Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Assist"

The meaning of "Assist" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does they would assist with a local tidy up mean?
A: they would help you clean something
Q: What does assist mean?
A: To help someone with what they are doing.
Q: What does assist mean?
A: to support or to help
Q: What does assists? mean?
A: He helped other players score 131 times.

Example sentences using "Assist"

Q: Please show me example sentences with assist.
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Q: Please show me example sentences with assist.
A: Nurse Brown will assist Doctor Jones during surgery.

The stewardess will assist you with your baggage.

Assist=to help
Q: Please show me example sentences with assist.
A: 1. May I assist you with bringing your bags inside?
2. Can you assist me with making dinner?
3. I assist the elderly by helping them cross the street.

Synonyms of "Assist" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between assist and help ?
A: “Assist” is just another word for “help”

“I can help you with your homework.”
“I can assist you with your homework.”
Q: What is the difference between assist and support ?
A: The trainee surgeon will assist/support the doctor during the surgery.
The doctor will receive support/assistance from the trainee surgeon.

The school assists/supports students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

But:

To assist is more passive, whereas support is more active. In a bank, for example, a banker may ask you:

How can I assist you today?

But they won't say "How can I support you today?".
Q: What is the difference between assist and help ?
A: Meaning is the same, but sometimes assist can sound a bit more formal than help.

Assist almost always means helping someone who is doing a task or job (they are doing it, you are helping them do it)

Whereas help can mean that also, but can also mean you are doing it for them.

Can you assist me to change the tire (I am going to change it, but asking for you to assist me to do it)

Can you help me change the tire (can mean the same as above, but also can mean you're asking them to do it for you)

If in doubt use help, won't be incorrect. It's also more common if using as noun

I could use or need some help
I could use or need an assist


Q: What is the difference between assist and support ?
A: My computer is being slow, I'm going to call tech support to get some help.

Translations of "Assist"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How may assist you?
A: How may I help you?
How may I assist you?

If you want to ask how you can physically do something then use the verb “can” instead of “may”.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? assist
A: sahayak

Other questions about "Assist"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce How may I assist you?.
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Q: It's important for the young to assist the handicapped. does this sound natural?
A: よくやった
Q: I can assist you in whatever you need does this sound natural?
A: "I can assist you WITH whatever you need."
Just change that one word, and the sentence's perfect.
~"In whatever you need" makes sense, but it just sounds a little awkward.

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