Übersetzung von “can” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


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

A1 to be able to do something

poder, 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

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

no puede ser que, no puede ser que tú hayas, etc.
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–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /kӕn/ (negative can’t /kaːnt/, cannot /ˈkӕnət/)

to be able to

You can do it if you try hard.

to know how to

Can you drive a car?

(usually may) to have permission to

poder, estar permitido
You can go on the trip if you behave yourself.

used in questions to indicate surprise, disbelief etc

What can he be doing all this time?

(Übersetzung von “can” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)