Übersetzung von “can” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


modal verb uk strong /kæn/ us /kæn/ weak /kən, kn/ us /kæn/

A1 to be able to do something

potere, sapere, saper fare
Can you drive? Sai guidare?
I can’t swim. Non so nuotare.

A1 used to request something

Can I have a glass of water? Potrei avere un bicchiere d’acqua?

A1 used in polite offers of help

Can I help you with those bags? Posso aiutarti con quelle borse?

A1 to be allowed to do something

You can’t park here. Qui non si può parcheggiare.
Can I go now? Posso andare ora?

A2 used to talk about what is possible

You can get stamps from the post office. Puoi comprare i francobolli all’ufficio postale.
it can’t be, you can’t have, etc.

B1 used to show surprise or lack of belief

non è possibile
You can’t possibly be hungry already! Non è possibile che tu abbia già fame!

used to talk about how someone often behaves or what something is often like

She can be really rude at times. A volte può essere davvero sgarbata.


noun uk /kæn/ us /kæn/

A2 UK also tin a metal container for food

scatola, barattolo
a can of soup una minestra in lattina

A2 a metal container for drinks

a can of Coke una Coca in lattina

(Übersetzung von “can” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)