I would like to know the difference between Auxiliary verb and Helping verb. Dont try to copy from the other websites , i have searched all the articles , i just want to know the main difference which is the basic factor of distinguishing the between the both.

Regards Apeejay School Kuldeep Singh Phd English

  • Did you look at english.stackexchange.com/questions/124739/auxiliary-verbs? See especially Lawler’s comment.
    – Xanne
    May 9 at 5:33
  • Welcome to ELU. Please edit your question to show your research. If you have done as much as you say, what do you already know? There's no point in other members of the community repeating that for you.
    – Andrew Leach
    May 9 at 7:09
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    I always thought 'helping verb' was just a more simplistic term for an auxiliary verb. May 9 at 7:39
  • I think "helping verb" is mainly used in grammar school to explain the concept to children May 9 at 14:39
  • Then there are those who consider auxiliaries sufficiently different to warrant their own class: auxiliaries. May 9 at 15:13


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