Übersetzung von “can” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


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

A1 to be able to do something

poder, ser capaz de, saber
Can you drive?
I can’t swim.

A1 used to request something

Can I have a glass of water?

A1 used in polite offers of help

Can I help you with those bags?

A1 to be allowed to do something

poder, ter permissão
You can’t park here.
Can I go now?

A2 used to talk about what is possible

You can get stamps from the post office.
it can’t be, you can’t have, etc.

B1 used to show surprise or lack of belief

não pode ser, ter, etc., não é possível
You can’t possibly be hungry already!

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

She can be really rude at times.


noun uk /kæn/ us /kæn/

A2 UK also tin a metal container for food

a can of soup

A2 a metal container for drinks

a can of Coke

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