Translation of "assist" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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assistverb [ I or T ]

uk /əˈsɪst/ us /əˈsɪst/ formal

B2 to help

帮助;协助;援助
The army arrived to assist in the search. 军队赶到协助搜寻。
You will be expected to assist the editor with the selection of illustrations for the book. 希望你能帮助编辑为本书挑选插图。
assist the police with/in their inquiries UK

If someone is assisting the police with their inquiries, it usually means they have been taken to the police station to be asked questions about a crime.

配合警方的询问

More examples

  • Migrating birds make use of airstreams to assist them on their long journey south.
  • Yasmin assisted in the preparation of this article.
  • Emergency crews, assisted by the army, are searching for survivors.
  • The doctor performed a small operation to assist the patient's breathing.
  • The photographers could face charges of manslaughter and failure to assist the victims of the crash.

(Translation of “assist” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)