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I want to say that I can't help to do something because I have some personal needs.

Is this a correct sentence?

I can't help you by personal circumstances

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

"Due to personal circumstances, I will not be able to help you" would be a better construction here.

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you can drop "my", it is implied. – Unreason Nov 18 '11 at 13:57
good point - edited – Rory Alsop Nov 18 '11 at 14:19

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