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able

adjective (CAN DO)
能做
 
 
/ˈeɪ.bl̩/
be able to do sth to have the necessary physical strength, mental power, skill, time, money or opportunity to do something
能夠做…
Will she be able to cope with the work?
她能應付這項工作嗎?
He's never been able to admit to his mistakes.
他從來就不會承認自己的錯誤。
I'm sorry that I wasn't able to phone you yesterday.
對不起,昨天我沒能給你打電話。
It's so wonderful being able to see the sea from my window.
能從我的視窗看到大海,真是太棒了。
Skilled, talented and able
be better able to do something to find it easier to do something
更易於做某事
Get a good night's sleep and you'll feel better able to cope.
晚上好好睡一覺,解決問題的能力會更好。
Skilled, talented and able
(Definition of able adjective (CAN DO) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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