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1# The man to help you is Mr. Green.
2# The man helping you is Mr. Green.
What is the difference between the two?
Both can refer to the future, and there being no difference, they can be changed into: The man who will help you is Mr. Green.
To my ear, the relationship sometimes sounds blurred.
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As we use these phrases, they have very distinct standard meanings:

1# The man to help you is Mr. Green. = Mr Green is the right person to choose for any help you may need.
2# The man helping you is Mr. Green. = That person working with you now is Mr Green.
3# The man who will help you is Mr. Green.= We have chosen Mr Green to help you.
It is normal that English sometimes sounds blurred.Emotion: smile It isn't always very exact and to my mind international agreements and treaties should not be written solely in English.

Without context, this is what comes to my mind:

The man to help you is Mr. Green.
The man who can help you is Mr. Green. Mr. Green is the right man to help you. It's a good idea to contact Mr. Green if you need help with what you are doing.

The man helping you is Mr. Green.
The man who is helping you (right now, at this very moment) is Mr. Green.
I think this sentence a little odd as people usually know who is helping them.

I'm sure there are other opinions and the sentences can be understood differently.

CB

EDIT: The fastest man in the east beat me as usual! However, we seem to agree on this one. (We almost always do!Emotion: wink)

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Mister Micawber2# The man helping you is Mr. Green. = That person working with you now is Mr Green
Thank you, MM.
According to what I learn from A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language, 2# could mean:
A. The man who helps you is....
B.The man who helped you is...
C The man is helping you is...
D. The man was helping you is...
E. The man will help you is...
F. The man will be helping you is...
The big book makes me a little confused.
Thank you, Cool Breeze.
It is kind of you.
The CGEL is indeed comprehensive, and it tries to cover all the bases, but you need to sort out what is reasonably expected.. and you need, I think to practice your transcription skills. As far as I'm concerned:

A. The man who helps you is....-- This is true where the man is now helping you (He is your current helper, though he needn't be lifting a hammer at this moment.)
B.The man who helped you is... (X) Not possible as a synonym.
C The man is helping you is...-- (X) Grammar not possible. Otherwise, it is just the same as the original.
D. The man was helping you is...(X) Neither grammar nor meaning possible.
E. The man will help you is... (X) Grammar is not possible. Adding 'who' make this 'present continuous as a future form'.
F. The man will be helping you is...(X) Grammar is not possible. Adding 'who' makes this is another of the 7 future forms.
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B.The man who helped you (just now) is... D. The man who was helping you (just now) is...
Could I say B/D, meaning the same as the original?
Yes.
Let me go on having a try:
norwolf B.The man who helped you (last week) is... D. The man who was helping you (last) is...
I think the last week can't be omitted, because otherwise, we would change the meaning of the original.
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