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Translation of "can" - English-Turkish dictionary

can

modal verb     strong /kæn/ weak /kən, kn/ ( past tense and past participle could)
ABILITY A1 to be able to do something yetenek, ...ebilmek, ...abilmek We can't pay the rent. Can you drive?Skill, talent and ability
PERMISSION A1 to be allowed to do something izin vermede/istemede kullanılır You can't park here. Can I go now?Allowing and permitting
ASK A1 used to ask someone to do or provide something bir şeyi istemede, rica etmede kullanılır Can you tell her to meet me outside? Can I have a drink of water?Making appeals and requests
OFFER A1 used to politely offer to do something nazikçe bir şeyi teklif etmede, sunmada kullanılr Can I carry those bags for you?Polite expressions
POSSIBLE A2 used to talk about what is possible bir olasılığı ifadede kullanılır You can buy stamps from the shop on the corner. Smoking can cause cancer.Possible and probable
TYPICAL B2 used to talk about how someone often behaves or what something is often like birinin zamana zaman nasıl davranabileceğini ya da bir şeyin neye benzediğini ifadede kullanılır She can be really rude at times.Describing and telling stories
SURPRISE B1 used to show surprise or lack of belief sürpriz ve şaşkınlığı belirtmede kullanılır You can't possibly be hungry already! Can you believe it? Feelings of surprise and amazement
(Definition of can modal verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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