help person to + verb:【person が verb dict. form のをてつだいます】

Sentence pattern
Sentence pattern

On this page, you can learn how to say ‘help somebody to do something’ in Japanese.


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Sentence pattern

help person to + verb

person が verb dict. form のをてつだいます


person が verb dict. form のをてつだってくれます


Use the first one when a subject of the sentence is ‘I’. Use the second one when somebody helps ‘me’ to do something.


I help my mother to clean a house.

私 は 母 が 家 を そうじする のをてつだいます。

My father helped me to find a job.

父 は 私 が 仕事 を 見つける のをてつだってくれました。