Translation of "help" - English-Polish dictionary

help

verb uk us /help/
GIVE HELP [ I, T ]

A1 to make it easier for someone to do something

pomagać
Thank you for helping.
[ + (to) do sth ] Shall I help you to set the table?
Dad always helps me with my homework.
MAKE EASIER [ I, T ]

B2 to make something easier or better

pomagać
[ + to do sth ] When you're nervous or frightened, it helps to breathe slowly and deeply.
can't/couldn't help sth

B1 to be unable to stop yourself doing something or to stop something happening

nie móc się powstrzymać przed czymś , nie móc nic poradzić na coś
[ + doing sth ] I couldn't help thinking about what had happened.
He couldn't help it, he slipped.
help yourself (to sth)

B1 to take something, especially food or drink, without asking

poczęstować się ( czymś )
Please help yourself to some coffee.

(Translation of “help verb” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)