Anastasiya is helping her neighbors. (present continuous tense)
The teacher helped the students understand the lesson. (past tense)
He’s helping his daughter learn how to ride a bike.
He’s helping his daughter.
However, there are a few other, unusual meanings for this word.
When "help" is used as a verb with "can’t," it indicates a person has lost self-control:
He needs a cigarette. He can’t help himself. (He can’t stop smoking.)
She can’t help herself when it comes to food. (She eats too much, and she can’t stop.)
I’m sorry, I can’t help it. (I can’t stop doing some activity: burping, laughing, smiling, sweating, etc.)
You can also use "help" as a verb when telling someone to take something for himself or herself:
If you want more to eat, just help yourself. (Go get the food for yourself.)
The thieves helped themselves to all the money in the cash register. (They stole some money.)
You can help yourself to an enormous amount of free information and education on the internet.
Help yourself to some tomatoes.
When used as a noun, the word "help" refers to people who work for others; employees.
They need to find more help for the kitchen.
It’s hard to find good help these days.
We need to hire more help.
Click on "help" to find out how to fix this. (There’s always a "help" link when using a computer. This might connect you to a live person, but it’s usually a collection of answers to frequently asked questions — FAQ’s.)
When used as an adjective, "help" refers to people who provide assistance:
You need to go to the help desk for more information.