assist

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assist(
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sihst
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to help someone)
a. ayudar
I want to thank my bride's family for assisting us with all the preparation for the wedding.Quiero agradecer a la familia de mi novia por ayudarnos con todas la preparaciones para la boda.
b. asistir
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Is there something I can assist you with today, sir?¿Puedo asistirle en algo hoy, señor?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to contribute)
a. ayudar
Their team has assisted in the restoration of this historic monument.Su equipo ha ayudado en la restauración de este monumento histórico.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (sports)
a. la asistencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Messi scored the goal and Piqué had the assist.Messi marcó el gol y Piqué tuvo la asistencia.
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assist
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (person)
a. ayudar
2. (process, development)
a. colaborar en, contribuir a
to assist somebody in doing or to do somethingayudar a alguien a hacer algo
assisted suicidesuicidio asistido
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a. prestar ayuda
to assist in somethingcolaborar en algo
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assist [əˈsɪst]
transitive verb
(help) [+person] ayudar; [+development, growth etc] fomentar; estimular
The most important aim of Chinese diplomacy is to assist economic development The agenda was to link Indian companies up with rural communities to assist their development ...government policies to assist the growth of smaller firms
to assist sb to do sth ayudar a algn a hacer algo; we assisted him to his car le ayudamos a llegar a su coche
intransitive verb
(help) ayudar
to assist in sth ayudar en algo; to assist in doing sth ayudar a hacer algo
noun
(Dep) asistencia (f)
Everton's first goal came via a circuitous assist from Ferguson Cole advertised his range of skills by setting up two goals and claiming an assist in the third
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