An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (willing to assist)
a. servicial
The staff members were friendly and helpful.El personal era amable y servicial.
b. atento
There was a very helpful assistant who showed me all the different designs.Había una vendedora muy atenta que me enseñó todos los modelos diferentes.
2. (useful)
a. útil
The advice you gave me was very helpful.El consejo que me diste fue muy útil.
b. eficaz
Aloe is very helpful if you have a sunburn.El aloe es muy eficaz si tienes quemaduras del sol.
c. práctico
I want to thank you for the helpful suggestions you gave me.Quiero agradecerte las sugerencias prácticas que me diste.
d. positivo
If you don't have any helpful suggestions, please keep your mouth shut.Si no tienes ninguna sugerencia positiva, por favor mantén la boca cerrada.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person; willing to help)
a. servicial
2. (advice, book)
a. útil, provechoso(a)
you've been very helpfulnos has sido de gran ayuda
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helpful [ˈhelpfʊl]
[+person] atento; servicial
he's such a helpful child
[+suggestion, book, explanation] útil; [+advice, tip] útil; práctico; [+medicine, treatment] eficaz; [+attitude, remark] positivo
this cream is helpful in the treatment of allergies esta pomada es eficaz para tratar alergias; it would be helpful if you could come sería de gran ayuda que vinieses; you have been most helpful ha sido muy amable; he was very helpful during my illness me ayudó mucho durante mi enfermedad; to be helpful to sb ayudar a algn
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