The Cambridge Dictionary has the following definition of "help":

to do something for someone

And the example sentence:

Dad always helps me with my homework.

I'm wondering this sentence means "Dad always does my homework for me."

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    Is that Cambridge's full entry for the word "help"? Are there other definitions? I suspect one of the others is correct
    – gotube
    Jul 7 at 8:27
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    The Cambridge definition I found reads: to make it possible or easier for someone to do something, by doing part of the work yourself or by providing advice, money, support, etc. Jul 7 at 8:41
  • There is no way to know what the sentence means without more context. It could mean "provides assistance" to "does it completely". Jul 7 at 18:02

The queried sentence could mean anywhere from the father merely providing occasional assistance through the father doing the work with no input from the putative student. Without more there's really no way to tell just how much work the father is performing.

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