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    • Join Date: Jan 2007
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    #1

    can't be able to/can't

    They have counter ideas so they can't be able to get along together.
    They have counter ideas so they can't get along together.

    Which of these options is correct?

    Please help me.

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    • Join Date: Aug 2007
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    #2

    Talking Re: can't be able to/can't

    can't is correct. I don't think we say can't be able to do sth. In some cases, we change: can't -> not be able to do sth.
    Eg:- Without him, we won't be able to finish it on schedule.
    - He wasn't able to come to the party last night.

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