Expressions for Asking for or Offering Help


Offering to Help and Responding

  • A: May/Can I help you?
    B: (positive) Yes, please. I'd like to buy some jewelry.
    B: (negative) No, thank you. I'm just looking/browsing.
  • A: Would you like/Do you need some help?
    B: (positive) Yes. That would be great. Thank you.
    B: (negative) Thank you for offering, but I think I can manage it.
  • A: It looks/You look as if you could do with some help!
    B: (positive) I sure could! I'm glad you came along.
    B: (negative) Thanks. I think I've got it.
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