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Hi teachers,
Additonal infomation: The person who narrates and speaks is a doctor.
Then I understood. There were three steps up into the cab, and he could not get up them.
Yes, I see. I’m sorry, I said. Let me help you.
I took his left hand and began to help him. My right hand was behind his back.

According to the context, could it be an appropriate question an answer?
How did the doctor help Merrick to get in the cab?
He took his left hand and his right hand was behind his back.
(for me the answer isn't very clear)
What about this one? He took Merrick's left hand and his right hand was behind Merrick's back.

Thanks in advance.
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Hi,

How about 'He supported him physically'?

Clive
How did the doctor help Merrick to get in the cab?

He used two hands. The doctor's left hand held Merrick's hand, and the doctor's right hand was behind Merrick's back.
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Clive'He supported him physically'
Hi Clive,
Thank you for your reply. Great answer! I will give the answer to the students just like this:
____ (suport) ____________ _________ phy_____________.

If not like this, they will never guess this one.

TS
AlpheccaStarsHe used two hands. The doctor's left hand held Merrick's hand, and the doctor's right hand was behind Merrick's back.
Hi Alhphecca Stars,
Thank you so much for your reply too. Another great one!
This is how the student will see your answer:
He __________ two _______________. The doctor's __________ ______________ held _____________ hand, and the _____________ ____________ ____________ was _______________ Merrick's ___________.
TS
Hi,

I suggested that because your questions do not usually seem to encourage the students to think much for themselves, or to find their own words.
Whether they can, and their level of their English, are matters that you know best about.

Clive
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CliveI suggested that because your questions do not usually seem to encourage the students to think much for themselves, or to find their own words.
Hi Clive,
It was an excellent suggestion, though think about this too: they work and are adult people, two hours of English per week, most of them married, one or two kids.
Honestly, they don't have many class hours! Time for them to practice? A chimera, a dream!
So I can't do much about it. The companies know it and so do they. As a result, they have to learn step by step, in fact in very small steps. That's their and my reality.

TS
Hi,

I understand completely. It's not an unusual situation.

Clive
Hi Clive,
Thank you very much for your understanding. I really appreciate it.Emotion: smile

TS
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