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Can You Grab Lunch? (using néng)
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ID: 2989 Elementary
In this lesson we look at sentences using the word 能 néng which translates as "can". In today's situation, a couple are trying to make plans for meeting up and grabbing some lunch together. For more on the verb "can" check out this lesson: All about Can: 能 (néng),会 (huì),可以 (kěyǐ). Photo from pixabay
Tue Nov 22 2016 | Fiona Tian, Gwilym
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|to be able to
|qīn ài de
jīntiān zhōngwǔ néng yīqǐ chī wǔcān ma ？
Can we eat lunch together at noon?
duìbuqǐ qīn ài de ，zhōngwǔ bùnéng yīqǐ chī 。
Sorry darling. I can't eat with you at lunch.
nà wǎnshang néng huíjiā chī wǎncān ma ？
Then can you come home for dinner?
jīntiān kěyǐ ！liù diǎn jiù néng dàojiā 。
I can today! I can be back home by six.
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