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    madangitta Guest

    Default Can Vs could

    I always get confused in the Can vs Could usage. Could someone help me out?

    THanks in advance.

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    Default Re: Can Vs could

    Can is for habilities
    Could I don't remember exactly

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    Default Re: Can Vs could

    It depends very much on context. For ability, the tense distinction simply refers to time. For possibility, it is degree.

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