assist

[ə'sɪst] 1.
verbo transitivo
1) (help) assistere, aiutare (to do, in doing a fare); (in organization) assistere (to do, in doing a fare)

to assist sb. in, down — aiutare qcn. a entrare, scendere

2) (facilitate) aiutare, favorire [process]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (help) prestare assistenza, aiuto (in doing nel fare)
2) form. (attend) assistere, presenziare (at a)
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[ə'sist]
verb
(to help: The junior doctor assisted the surgeon at the operation.) assistere
- assistant
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assist /əˈsɪst/
n.
1 (USA) aiuto
2 (sport) assist (ultimo passaggio che dà buone possibilità di segnare).
♦ (to) assist /əˈsɪst/
A v. t.
1 assistere; aiutare; coadiuvare: to assist sb. in his work, aiutare q. nel lavoro; coadiuvare q.
2 aiutare; soccorrere; prestare assistenza (finanziaria) a: to assist sb. with a loan, aiutare q. con un prestito; (naut.) to assist a ship in distress, soccorrere una nave in pericolo
B v. i.
1 dare assistenza; prestare aiuto; coadiuvare
2 assistere; intervenire; presenziare; essere presente; partecipare: to assist at a ceremony, intervenire (o presenziare) a una cerimonia; to assist at an operation, assistere a un intervento chirurgico
● (eufem.) to assist the police with their inquiries, essere interrogato dalla polizia; essere trattenuto dalla polizia per accertamenti.
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[ə'sɪst] 1.
verbo transitivo
1) (help) assistere, aiutare (to do, in doing a fare); (in organization) assistere (to do, in doing a fare)

to assist sb. in, down — aiutare qcn. a entrare, scendere

2) (facilitate) aiutare, favorire [process]
2.
verbo intransitivo
1) (help) prestare assistenza, aiuto (in doing nel fare)
2) form. (attend) assistere, presenziare (at a)

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