Bedeutung von "can" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


modal verb us /kæn/

A1 to be able to do something:

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.

B1 used to show surprise or lack of belief:

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

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

She can be really rude at times.

(Definition von "can modal verb" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)