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Can someone explain me what is the proper form and why\the rules of it:

"I will help you solve these problems"
"I will help you to solve these problems"

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Hello Maverick

I will help you solve these problems = 'help' + bare infinitive.
I will help you to solve these problems = 'help' + to-infinitive.

Both are fine - the verb 'to help' can take either the 'bare' infinitive or the 'to-infinitive'.

MrP
If it's connected to gerunds\infinitives then: am I allowed to use the bare infinitive for both of them?
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Hello Maverick

You can use the bare infinitive instead of the to-infinitive with 'help'.

I'm not sure I understand the reference to gerunds - can you give an example?

MrP
I will help solve\I will stop solve\I will \I love solve(o_O) problems
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I'm sorry, Maverick, I misunderstood.

You use the bare infinitive/to-infinitive after 'help'.

With other verbs, you use other constructions:

'I will solve the problem.'
'I love to solve problems.'

Is this what you were asking?

MrP
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What I was asking is when can I use bare inf. and when (simple) inf.
(I mean the rules of using it properly)
Hello Maverick

Do you mean: when can I use bare inf. and when (simple) inf. with 'help'?

Or do you mean with verbs other than help?

MrP
Each verb has its own rule about what can follow.

[url="http://www.grammarstation.com/servlet/GGuide?type=GRI"]Try here.[/url]

[url="http://www.vcu.edu/cspweb/,gram/inf.html "]Try here.[/url]

[url="http://www.geocities.com/ericsquire/grammar/gerund.htm "]Try here.[/url]

[url="http://rwc.hunter.cuny.edu/writing/on-line/gerunds.html"]Try here.[/url]

[url="http://staff.washington.edu/marynell/grammar/infini.html "]Try here.[/url]

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