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For three continuous verbs, which is right?

1a. Please can you help make the bed.

1b. Please can you help making the bed.

2a. An advisor can help expanding the width.

2b. An advisor can help expand the width.

3a. He can help come up with great ideas.

3b. He can help coming up with great ideas.

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  • Please delete sentences 1a and 1b. They're inappropriate here as this 'please' isn't the verb, but the politeness marker. 1a may be paraphrased 'Kindly help (to) make the bed. – Edwin Ashworth Sep 2 '14 at 6:59

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