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assist (one) at

To help another person with something, usually in a medical setting. Who is going to assist me at the laparotomy this morning?
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assist in

To help with something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "assist" and "in." Who wants to assist me in this endeavor? My boss wants me to assist in this project, so here I am!
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assist with

To help with something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "assist" and "with." Who wants to assist me with this endeavor? My boss wants me to assist with this project, so here I am!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

assist in something

to help with something. May I assist in this? Please assist in this task.
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assist (someone) at something

to serve as a helper or assistant in some procedure. (This usually refers to a surgical procedure.) Will you assist at surgery this morning? I would be happy to assist you at the procedure.
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assist someone in something

to help a particular person working on a task. Please assist Greg in the committee's assignment. We assisted him in the whole procedure.
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assist someone with someone or something

to help someone manage someone or something, especially with lifting or physical management. Assist me with Jane, won't you? Will you assist me with this heavy box? Sally assisted herself with the math problem. She did it on her own.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Another assister said the assister's organization was included in the exchange assister list by mistake.
Most state-level assister policies add some sort of training or certification requirements to the existing federal mandates.
Le Lion a accede au pouvoir, un optimisme a regne au debut puis les animaux ont remarque que le Lion se fait toujours assister par les Moutons et il etait devenu clair qu'il leur livrerait le pouvoir a la foret.
L'ancien serieux concurrent de notre star mondiale Said Aouita sur les 1500 m, va assister au Congres de la Confederation africaine d'athletisme qui aura lieu a Rabat.
Ould Ali est egalement present pour assister au match de l'EN qui se joue ce soir contre la Libye.
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Mehdi Jommaa presidera le conseil regional du developpement dans le siege du gouvernorat pour se rendre ensuite a l'institut des regions arides et assister a une seance de travail avec des investisseurs et des chomeurs en vue de prendre connaissance de leurs preoccupations.
L'invitation a assister au forum de presse de SUNA est adressee aux medias locaux et internationaux et la presse.
"La FRMF invite le public de la ville d'Agadir en particulier, et tous les supporters de l'equipe nationale en general, a venir nombreux pour assister a cette rencontre et contribuer ainsi au succes de son organisation", ajoute le communique qui precise que la vente des billets de ce match s'effectuera durant la premiere semaine d'octobre.
William et Catherine ont l'image de parents modernes, mais le protocole autour de la naissance de leur enfant appele a porter un jour la couronne obeit a des regles puisant parfois dans des traditions ancestrales: - Il fut un temps oE le ministre de l'Interieur etait cense assister a la naissance pour s'assurer de la legitimite de l'enfant.
In the absence of a qualified cost-sharing arrangement (whether actual or as constructed by the IRS), there is a single tax owner depending on who qualifies as the "developer." Other participants in the process are referred to as "assister."
Il a precise que ce rendez-vous culturel institutionnalise depuis 2010 par le ministere de la Culture attire annuellement des centaines d'enfants qui viennent prendre part aux ateliers, assister aux activites recreatives et acheter des livres.
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