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Can you help me understanding what this sentences mean?
-Angie could't help smiling when Oscar brought her the breakfast
-I can't help going to the movies.

Some people have explained it to me, but I never fully understood it.
Thank you
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Here is my try:

If you can't help doing something, you do it in the end despite all your attempts .
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Here's my explanation:
If you can't help doing something, it means that you can't resist doing it.
e.g. I can't help falling in love with you. I can't resist it . You have charmed me, and now I'm falling in love with you.

Best wishes,
Evi/WA
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I can't help ... -ing = I can't prevent myself from ... -ing.

CJ
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Here's my explanation:
Please use plain black fonts. These garish colors should be reserved for special effects only. Thanks so much! (My eyes will thank you as well!)

CJ
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Thank you all Emotion: wink
yes i agree with all , it means you cant resist doing it . and by the way it's a good expression, Actually it's the first time i read it ,

Plz correct my sentence if there is something wrong,
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Anonymous:
it means ((((( CAN'T DO WITHOUT))))) ... u always do this like...... u can't do without going to the movies....
What is the meaning for this? Can you explain?

you do it in the end despite all your attempts .
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