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Old 27.10.2012, 22:12
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Help: on/in/with this matter?

Which one is right to use?

"I hope you can help me on/in/with this matter?"

Google gives too many different results. I would use ON, but not sure if it`s correct?

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Old 27.10.2012, 22:15
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Re: Help: on/in/with this matter?

If I was writing in a formal way, I would add more to the sentence:

I trust that you can assist me in relation to this matter.
I seek your assistance in resolving this matter.
Thank you in advance for your assistance.

"in/on/with this matter".... doesn't work for me...regardless of how you try to put it...
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Old 27.10.2012, 22:18
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Re: Help: on/in/with this matter?

To help somebody WITH something is the correct version. But I agree with the above comment for a formal letter.
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Old 27.10.2012, 22:44
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Re: Help: on/in/with this matter?

Help me WITH this matter is correct.

If you help somebody ON or IN something, you literally mean you are helping them climb on top of something or inside something, as in, "can you help me on this carousel horse?" or "can you help me in the closet because I can't reach the top shelf".
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Old 27.10.2012, 22:52
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3rd vote for with...
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