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  • ---Would you be so kind _________ us out?
    ---With pleasure.
    A.in helping B.to help C.as to help

    Answer C

    Is B really wrong?

    Thanks.
    Hi dragon,

    Yes, B is wrong. The reason is that "would you be so kind as" is a set phrase.

    "Would you be so kind as to carry my heavy shopping bags?"

    NOT

    "Would you be so kind to carry my heavy shopping bags?"

    It means "would you be kind enough?".

    LRV
     
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