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  1. #1
    non-native Guest


    A: Have some more cake?
    B: I couldn't/can't. Thanks.

    the reason is I am full.

    Should I say "couldn't" or "can't"?

    thanks no end

  2. #2
    susiedqq is offline Key Member
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    Re: cannot

    Use either one.

    They both mean I can't or could not eat another bite.

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