assist

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Pidginboy, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. Pidginboy Senior Member

    India-Local dialect
    The tools assists in planning your entire week.

    What is wrong if I replace 'assist' with help or aid?
     
  2. Thomas Tompion Senior Member

    Southern England
    English - England
    Nothing. But you need the plural form of the verb in every case.
     
  3. "assist" is slightly more formal and more likely to be used in official documents and instructions.
     

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