Grammar Patterns

N to n

The 'help' group

These nouns refer to something that helps or encourages someone or something.
You must underline the benefit to the community of your project.
She says the trains provided a much-needed boost to the local economy.
She has been a great help to me.
  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • boon
  • boost
  • comfort
  • encouragement
  • fillip
  • help
  • incentive
  • incitement
  • inducement
  • lifeline
  • spur
  • stimulus
  • support
  • There is also one noun, accessory, which refers to a person who helps in a crime.
    At his trial he was accused of being an accessory to murder.

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