Miss Lin often helps us with our homework/English.

Can we drop “our” here?

Miss Lin often helps us with homework/English?

  • It's always possible that "we" could be a group of trainee teachers, who sometimes need help from Miss Lin when marking their students' homework. But even then it wouldn't necessarily be "wrong" to use our homework to mean the homework we have to mark. – FumbleFingers Jan 9 '19 at 16:46

Yes, you can drop "our". Since it is reasonable that she would not help you with anyone else's homework, the meaning is the same.

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    But to my ear, it is much more idiomatic with "our". – Colin Fine Jan 9 '19 at 17:40

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