# English

1. Would you give me a hand with the dishes?

2. Would you give me a hand to do the dishes?

3. Would you give me a hand doing the dishes?

(Are they all grammatical and do they have the same meaning?)

4. Would you give me help with the dishes?

5. Would you give me a help with the dishes?

6. Would you give me some help with the dishes?

(Does #1 mean #4 or #6? #5 is not correct, is it?)

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 131
1. I would use 1, 3, and 6. The others are awkward or incorrect.

4 could easily be changed for common use:
Would you help me with the dishes?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0

## Similar Questions

1. ### English

Let's give him a big hand. Let's give a big hand to him. Let's applaud him. Let's give him a round of applause. Let's give a rould of applause to him. (Are they all the same in meaning?)

asked by rfvv on August 20, 2013
2. ### Statistics

The time it takes me to wash the dishes is uniformly distributed between 11 minutes and 17 minutes. What is the probability that washing dishes tonight will take me between 12 and 14 minutes? Give your answer accurate to four

asked by Vic on May 15, 2016
3. ### math

The time it takes me to wash the dishes is uniformly distributed between 11 minutes and 20 minutes. What is the probability that washing dishes tonight will take me between 15 and 16 minutes? Give your answer accurate to two

asked by Anonymous on April 19, 2016
4. ### English

Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 4:10pm. 1. What a messy room! Can you give me a hand cleaning it, Matt? 2. What a messy room! Can you give me a hand which will clean it, Matt? ======================= Does #1 mean #2?

asked by rfvv on April 1, 2015
5. ### soc

Two roommates argue about who is doing the dishes. One is angry because the other didn't do the dishes Friday night as they promised they would. Roomate A says "You didn't do the dishes Friday night, and you never do the dishes! I

asked by ami on June 16, 2010
6. ### math

I will try it with x=20, y=15 From this, you can supply coefficients and calculate the right hand side from the given values of x and y. I choose coefficients 2 and -3 to give 2x-3y=2*20-3*15=-5 I choose again coefficients, 3 and

asked by Anonymous on May 26, 2011
7. ### English 2

In "It Can't Be Helped," why does Mama destroy her dishes? a)She does not like the pattern on the dishes, which are chipped anyway. b)Most of the other dishes have been broken in the move. c)She doesn't want the dealer to take

asked by Harry on November 23, 2010
8. ### English

1. I can give you a hand if you want. 2. I can give you a help if you want. (Are both expressions grammatical?)

asked by rfvv on October 1, 2010
9. ### Math

142 differet dishes of vegetables and fruits were prepared. If 42 more vegetable dishes were prepared than fruit dishes how many dishes of each kind were served?

asked by Trent on February 27, 2013