ayudar


ayudar
v.
to help.
ayudar a alguien a hacer algo to help somebody (to) do something
¿en qué puedo ayudarle? how can I help you?
¿puedo ayudar? can I help?
Ella asiste a todo el mundo She helps everybody.
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ayudar
verbo transitivo
1 to help, aid, assist
¿en qué podemos ayudarte? how can we help you?
verbo pronominal ayudarse
1 (apoyarse) to make use (de/con, of)
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verb
to help, aid, assist
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1.
VT (=asistir) to help, assist, aid

ayudar a algn a hacer algo — to help sb to do sth

¿me puedes ayudar con la limpieza esta tarde? — can you help me out with the cleaning this afternoon?

me ayudó a bajar del autobús — he helped me off the bus

me ayuda muchísimo — he's a great help to me, he helps me a lot

2.
See:
AYUDAR Ayudar se puede traducir por help, assist y aid. ► La manera más frecuente de traducir ayudar es por help. Si help va seguido de un verbo, este puede ir en infinitivo {con} {o} {sin} to: ¿Puedes ayudarnos? Can you help (us)? Siempre le ayuda con la tarea He always helps her with her homework ¿Me puedes ayudar a preparar la cena? Can you help me (to) get dinner ready? Ayudar se traduce por assist en un registro bastante más formal y se construye frecuentemente en la estructura to assist somebody with something: La comadrona ayudó al médico con el parto The midwife assisted the doctor with the delivery Ayudar se traduce por aid en inglés formal en el contexto de asesorar o prestar ayuda a un grupo de personas necesitadas: ... los intentos de Estados Unidos de ayudar a los refugiados kurdos ... ... attempts by the United States to aid Kurdish refugees ... Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
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1.
verbo transitivo to help

ayudar al prójimo — to help one's neighbor

¿te ayudo? — do you need any help?

vino a ayudarme — she came to help me out

ayudar a alguien con algo — to help somebody with something

ayudar a alguien a + inf — to help somebody (to) + inf

ayúdame a poner la mesa — help me (to) set the table

2.
ayudar vi to help

¿puedo ayudar en algo? — can o shall I give you a hand?, can I do anything to help?

ayudar a or en misa — to serve at mass

3.
ayudarse v pron to help oneself

ayudarse de or con algo: camina ayudándose de or con un bastón — he walks with the aid o help of a stick

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= aid, do + good, encourage, enlighten, help, provide + assistance, provide + guidance, tide over, assist, jump-start [jump start], lend + a (helping) hand, pull + Posesivo + (own) weight, give + Nombre + a hand, pull together, put + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, set + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, muck in, pitch in, chip in, succour [succor, -USA].
Ex. Although others aided in the compilation of the schedules they were essentially the work of one man.
Ex. You do not do the users a lot of good when you send them jumping all over the catalog simply to draw together material.
Ex. A common catalogue encourages users to regard the different information carrying media as part of range of media.
Ex. Librarians often work with students who possess few library skills and teachers whose assignments neither improve these skills nor enlighten the students on their research.
Ex. How can we help library users to gain confidence?.
Ex. Its purpose is to provide advice and on-site salvage assistance to those organisations having documentary resources that are damaged in a natural or man-made disaster.
Ex. There are standards which provide guidance on the construction of thesauri.
Ex. Reading aloud, in these circumstances, might be the only contact the adolescent gets with literature, tiding him over to the time when he is prepared to read for himself again.
Ex. Any project which assists the use of coal and steel would be eligible.
Ex. Jump-start your learning experience by participating in 1 or 2 half-day seminars that will help you come up to speed on the new vocabularies, processes and architectures underlying effective content management.
Ex. In a small shop the master would lend a hand with the work, certainly as a corrector and often as a compositor as well.
Ex. Sometimes one person is left with all the work because their partner doesn't pull their weight.
Ex. These centres help women rebuild lives by giving them a hand up, not a handout.
Ex. She tells a story of courage in which the crew and the mission control pull together to work the problem through.
Ex. They've all been putting their shoulder to the wheel and it's paid off.
Ex. The Bolsheviks have manfully set their shoulders to the wheel undaunted by this staggering catastrophe.
Ex. All our neighbours, relatives, friends, we all mucked in and helped each other -- they were mostly all women because all the men had gone to war.
Ex. It's up to everyone to pitch in and help those who find themselves lacking the most basic of necessities -- food.
Ex. We're asking you to 'chip in' by investing your time and talents in your parks and your community.
Ex. There are tens of thousands of hungry children in the world today and well-meant efforts are being made to succour them.
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* a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
* ayudar a = play + an instrumental role in.
* ayudar a Alguien a recuperarse = help + Nombre + get on + Posesivo + feet.
* ayudar a Alguien a salir adelante = help + Nombre + get on + Posesivo + feet.
* ayudar a comprender mejor = offer + insights, improve + understanding, give + an insight into, glean + insights, provide + insight into, lend + understanding to.
* ayudar a conocer mejor = advance + understanding.
* ayudar a eliminar obstáculos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
* ayudar a entender mejor = lend + understanding to.
* ayudar a + Infinitivo = go some (of the) way to(wards) + Gerundio.
* ayudar a la causa de = help + in the cause of.
* ayudar a + Nombre/Infinitivo = assist in + Nombre/Gerundio.
* ayudar a pasar por = get + Nombre + through.
* ayudar a superar = get + Nombre + through.
* ayudar bastante a = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio.
* ayudar e instigar = aid and abet.
* dispuesto a ayudar = willing, willing to help.
* estar siempre dispuesto a ayudar = be always willing to assist.
* que no ayuda a distinguir = nondistinctive.
* utensilio para ayudar a caminar = walking aid.
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1.
verbo transitivo to help

ayudar al prójimo — to help one's neighbor

¿te ayudo? — do you need any help?

vino a ayudarme — she came to help me out

ayudar a alguien con algo — to help somebody with something

ayudar a alguien a + inf — to help somebody (to) + inf

ayúdame a poner la mesa — help me (to) set the table

2.
ayudar vi to help

¿puedo ayudar en algo? — can o shall I give you a hand?, can I do anything to help?

ayudar a or en misa — to serve at mass

3.
ayudarse v pron to help oneself

ayudarse de or con algo: camina ayudándose de or con un bastón — he walks with the aid o help of a stick

* * *
= aid, do + good, encourage, enlighten, help, provide + assistance, provide + guidance, tide over, assist, jump-start [jump start], lend + a (helping) hand, pull + Posesivo + (own) weight, give + Nombre + a hand, pull together, put + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, set + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, muck in, pitch in, chip in, succour [succor, -USA].

Ex: Although others aided in the compilation of the schedules they were essentially the work of one man.

Ex: You do not do the users a lot of good when you send them jumping all over the catalog simply to draw together material.
Ex: A common catalogue encourages users to regard the different information carrying media as part of range of media.
Ex: Librarians often work with students who possess few library skills and teachers whose assignments neither improve these skills nor enlighten the students on their research.
Ex: How can we help library users to gain confidence?.
Ex: Its purpose is to provide advice and on-site salvage assistance to those organisations having documentary resources that are damaged in a natural or man-made disaster.
Ex: There are standards which provide guidance on the construction of thesauri.
Ex: Reading aloud, in these circumstances, might be the only contact the adolescent gets with literature, tiding him over to the time when he is prepared to read for himself again.
Ex: Any project which assists the use of coal and steel would be eligible.
Ex: Jump-start your learning experience by participating in 1 or 2 half-day seminars that will help you come up to speed on the new vocabularies, processes and architectures underlying effective content management.
Ex: In a small shop the master would lend a hand with the work, certainly as a corrector and often as a compositor as well.
Ex: Sometimes one person is left with all the work because their partner doesn't pull their weight.
Ex: These centres help women rebuild lives by giving them a hand up, not a handout.
Ex: She tells a story of courage in which the crew and the mission control pull together to work the problem through.
Ex: They've all been putting their shoulder to the wheel and it's paid off.
Ex: The Bolsheviks have manfully set their shoulders to the wheel undaunted by this staggering catastrophe.
Ex: All our neighbours, relatives, friends, we all mucked in and helped each other -- they were mostly all women because all the men had gone to war.
Ex: It's up to everyone to pitch in and help those who find themselves lacking the most basic of necessities -- food.
Ex: We're asking you to 'chip in' by investing your time and talents in your parks and your community.
Ex: There are tens of thousands of hungry children in the world today and well-meant efforts are being made to succour them
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* a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
* ayudar a = play + an instrumental role in.
* ayudar a Alguien a recuperarse = help + Nombre + get on + Posesivo + feet.
* ayudar a Alguien a salir adelante = help + Nombre + get on + Posesivo + feet.
* ayudar a comprender mejor = offer + insights, improve + understanding, give + an insight into, glean + insights, provide + insight into, lend + understanding to.
* ayudar a conocer mejor = advance + understanding.
* ayudar a eliminar obstáculos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
* ayudar a entender mejor = lend + understanding to.
* ayudar a + Infinitivo = go some (of the) way to(wards) + Gerundio.
* ayudar a la causa de = help + in the cause of.
* ayudar a + Nombre/Infinitivo = assist in + Nombre/Gerundio.
* ayudar a pasar por = get + Nombre + through.
* ayudar a superar = get + Nombre + through.
* ayudar bastante a = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio.
* ayudar e instigar = aid and abet.
* dispuesto a ayudar = willing, willing to help.
* estar siempre dispuesto a ayudar = be always willing to assist.
* que no ayuda a distinguir = nondistinctive.
* utensilio para ayudar a caminar = walking aid.

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ayudar [A1 ]
vt
to help
ayudar al prójimo to help one's neighbor
¿te ayudo? do you need any help?, can o shall I help you?, can o shall I give you a hand? (colloq)
vino a ayudarme unos días she came to help me out for a few days
ayudar a algn CON algo to help sb WITH sth
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 + INF to help sb (to) + INF
ayúdame a poner la mesa help me (to) set the table
lo ayudé a arreglar la moto I helped him (to) fix his motorbike
■ ayudar
vi
to help
¿puedo ayudar en algo? can o shall I give you a hand?, can I do anything to help?, can I help you with anything?
ayudar a or en misa to serve at mass
ayudarse
v pron
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 money
ayudarse DE or CON algo:
camina ayudándose de or con un bastón he walks with the aid o help of a stick, he walks with a stick
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ayudar (conjugate ayudar) verbo transitivo
to help;
ayudar al prójimo to help one's neighbor;

¿te ayudo? do you need any help?;
vino a ayudarme she came to help me out;
ayúdame a poner la mesa help me (to) set the table
verbo intransitivo
to help;
¿puedo ayudar en algo? can I do anything to help?
ayudar verbo transitivo to help: ¿puedes ayudarme a mover la mesa?, can you help me to move the table? ➣ Ver nota en help

'ayudar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
hacer
- imposible
- volcarse
- asistir
- condición
- dedicar
- favorecer
- mano
- mucho
- poco
- pretender
- solícito
English:
aid
- appreciate
- assist
- back
- desire
- finger
- fund
- help
- help out
- minister
- offer
- ostensible
- pitch in
- propensity
- see
- short
- talk down
- tide over
- unable
- useful
- wave aside
- anything
- do
- not
- patch
- precious
- rally
- rely
- sorry
- unhelpful
- way
- well
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ayudar
vt
to help;
ayudar a alguien a hacer algo to help sb (to) do sth;
me ayudaron a subir el piano they helped me carry the piano up;
una profesora particular le ayuda en los estudios a private tutor is helping him with his studies;
necesito que me ayuden con este problema I need your help with this problem;
¿en qué puedo ayudarle? how can I help you?
vi
to help;
¿puedo ayudar? can I help?
See also the pronominal verb ayudarse
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ayudar
v/t help;
¿le ayudo? can I help?, would you like some help?;
le ayudó a ponerse el abrigo he helped her put on her coat
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ayudar vt
: to help, to assist
See also the reflexive verb ayudarse
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ayudar vb to help

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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