English version

help something ↔ along

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhelp something ↔ along phrasal verbto make a process or activity happen more quickly or easily She asked a few questions to help the conversation along. help→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
help alongEvery building is different, so when you start a new building the erector actually helps you along.I mean leadership in the way that they understand what to do in a close game and maybe help us along.I helped this along by taking some Flocor from an established filter and placing it in the vat filter.But the thriller element does no damage to the message and helps the story along for even the most committed viewer.The other key characteristic of the even-toed ungulates that would have helped this process along is the structure of the feet.To help the doggies along, Mercer sounds a horn that emits an ear-piercing wail from his plane.The priesthood built itself and if we help it along we are only following the line of least resistance.To help things along we provide our usual framework of social activities, sharing costs between survivors.
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Verb table
help
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhelp
he, she, ithelps
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhelped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave helped
he, she, ithas helped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad helped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill help
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have helped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam helping
he, she, itis helping
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you, we, theyare helping
Past
I, he, she, itwas helping
you, we, theywere helping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been helping
he, she, ithas been helping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been helping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be helping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been helping
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