ENGLISHMiscellaneous English Grammar

CAN’T HELP vs CAN’T HELP BUT

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After CAN’T HELP we use the gerund (ing form); e.g.

a) A child can’t bear living alone.
b) She can’t help laughing at your foolishness.

NOTE: However after CAN’T HELP BUT we use the infinitive (V1 without TO); e.g.

I can’t help but laugh.

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