can't help (doing something)(redirected from cannot help)
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can't help (doing something)
A phrase used when one feels very strongly compelled to do something. The verb used after "help" typically ends in "-ing." We can't help intervening here, before you throw your life away on drugs! My mom can't help meddling in my love life, even though I'm 30 years old!
See also: help