The built-in audiences that come with familiar material also helps.
What helps you on stick-handling is when you're a kid you play with a tennis ball.
That helps defray carbon-capture costs, though the plant is still proving expensive.
It helps cement our relationship, our engagement, and our enduring partnership with Iraq.
He appreciated the non-theistic approach because it helps “guide yourself to finding yourself,” he said.
If you have a good teacher and a bad master, improve the helps of your teacher the more diligently.
The etholog personates a specimen of a class which helps to characterize a period.
The justice of the cause to be fought for helps; it must be proportionate to the magnitude of the sacrifice demanded.
Laura helps herself plentifully, and Marcia is tempted by a few.
I give my time to Him, and He so often helps me to do a piece of work that makes up for all the time I have given.
Old English helpan (class III strong verb; past tense healp, past participle holpen) "help, support, succor; benefit, do good to; cure, amend," from Proto-Germanic *helpan (cf. Old Norse hjalpa, Old Frisian helpa, Middle Dutch and Dutch helpen, Old High German helfan, German helfen), from PIE root *kelb- "to help" (cf. Lithuanian selpiu "to support, help").
Recorded as a cry of distress from late 14c. Sense of "serve someone with food at table" (1680s) is translated from French servir "to help, stead, avail," and led to helping "portion of food." Related: Helped (c.1300). The Middle English past participle holpen survives in biblical and U.S. dialectal use.
Old English help (m.), helpe (f.) "assistance, succor;" see help (v.). Most Germanic languages also have the noun form, cf. Old Norse hjalp, Swedish hjälp, Old Frisian helpe, Dutch hulp, Old High German helfa, German Hilfe. Use of help as euphemism for "servant" is American English, 1640s, tied up in notions of class and race.
A domestic servant of American birth, and without negro blood in his or her veins ... is not a servant, but a 'help.' 'Help wanted,' is the common heading of advertisements in the North, when servants are required. [Chas. Mackay, "Life and Liberty in America," 1859].Though help also meant "assistant, helper, supporter" in Middle English (c.1200).
(1 Cor. 12:28) may refer to help (i.e., by interpretation) given to him who speaks with tongues, or more probably simply help which Christians can render to one another, such as caring for the poor and needy, etc.