Übersetzung von “can” — Englisch–Russisch Wörterbuch

can

modal verb uk strong /kæn/ us weak /kən, kn/ us past tense and past participle could
ABILITY

A1 to be able to do something

мочь, уметь
We can't pay the rent.
Can you drive?
PERMISSION

A1 to be allowed to do something

мочь, иметь разрешение
You can't park here.
Can I go now?
ASK

A1 used to ask someone to do or provide something

мочь
Can you tell her to meet me outside?
Can I have a drink of water?
OFFER

A1 used to politely offer to do something

мочь
Can I carry those bags for you?
POSSIBLE

A2 used to talk about what is possible

мочь
You can buy stamps from the shop on the corner.
Smoking can cause cancer.
TYPICAL

B2 used to talk about how someone often behaves or what something is often like

мочь
She can be really rude at times.
SURPRISE

B1 used to show surprise

мочь
You can't possibly be hungry already!
Can you believe it?

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