Can you (do something) for me?

This is a way of asking someone to help you:

Hey, can you get that for me?

Use it with people in your family, your close friends, and people who you have authority over like your employees or students.

With people you're not as close with, you can ask "Would you mind ___ing for me?":

Excuse me. Would you mind watching over my stuff for me for just a minute?

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