How to use Can in a sentence
I can take care of myself.
Can you watch the house for me while I'm gone?
I can do it.
Yes, can you believe the luck?
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I can handle it... now.
But you can learn many things from books.
You can know everything in the world and still make bad decisions.
How can I explain?...
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Can the system learn to predict crime targets?
So, if you can find a way to fix it, we'll be much obliged to you.
Thanks, I know we can count on you, Katie, but I think she'll be more comfortable staying at our house.
Dear friend, I can do nothing.
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A friend of hers who is a florist asks if she can advertise on the site.
Yes, you can well enjoy the evening now!
I can help you.
Can you point it out to me?
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That is the least we can do!
I'd show the people a fine sight, I can tell you.
You can see it?
Usually I jot down what I can remember of them when I get home.
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We simply don't understand how it can be so.
Can you imagine a world without poverty?
I can just imagine.
Mom is fixing supper and I'm sure she has something you can wear in the morning.
Give us a few days to learn what sort of laws you will make for us, and then we will say whether we can submit to them or not.
You want me to think of all this as ours, but how can I when you insist that the problems are all yours?
I can neither punish him if he does wrong nor reward him if he does right.
Can I help you up?
The object of a race is to see who can win it--or at least that is what my excellent brains think.
We can be neighbors.
Speak to him; I can do nothing, nothing, and don't want to....
I can get it.
We are talking about a setting to your Digital Echo file that says, "Information that isn't tied to me personally can be contributed to pools of rolled-up data."
How can we not be excited about the possibilities this offers?
Instead of science proceeding at the slow speed of time, the only limit on its progress will be processor speed—and those two speeds hardly can be compared.
I can see it in his eyes.
What can you do with that?
Machines can actually do a very limited palette of things.
And then everyone can benefit, equally and perpetually, from everyone else's knowledge.
You can see where this is headed.
If there is not a new man, how can the new clothes be made to fit?
Anyone can do this?
The man who has actually paid for his farm with labor on it is so rare that every neighbor can point to him.
One can see them with the naked eye...
Of course, if you prefer, we can wait until you come home from work and make it a fun family event.
Can I talk to Jonathan?
No way of thinking or doing, however ancient, can be trusted without proof.
Look, can I explain?
At present men make shift to wear what they can get.
There they are, there... you can see them.
Can I have a cat?
And you can text me.
Old shoes will serve a hero longer than they have served his valet--if a hero ever has a valet--bare feet are older than shoes, and he can make them do.
I can feel it!
You can never know everything, my child.
Third, pretty much everything we know is published on the Internet and can be found in moments, if not seconds.
We pass the time as we can, but in war as in war!
I guess there's nothing we can do here.
Can we swim in it?
Can you remember any breakfast that I've had today? growled Jim, as if he resented Zeb's speech.
One can almost picture him, sandwich in hand, slack-jawed in surprise.
One can make out something of what he is saying.
I can hardly wait for the new baby.
He had managed people for a long time and knew that the chief way to make them obey is to show no suspicion that they can possibly disobey.
So the histories say, and it is all quite wrong, as anyone who cares to look into the matter can easily convince himself.
What can doctors cure?
I can talk, Alex said, his voice still firm but gentle.
Go up the hill and watch for cars so you can warn anyone before they get to the curve.
Yeah, you could get to it, but it would take a while, and you'd be subjecting yourself to thorns, ticks, snakes and about ten miles of the roughest country you can imagine.
Can you hear the apparatus?
The city can clean it up.
He can track Others.
Metallurgy gives us steel with which we can fashion either swords or plowshares.
If you think you can...
Exactly. But not everyone can do what we do, because we're, well, different than normal people.
I can see them at the crest of the hill.
Can you check on my cat?
Can you fix him?
I won't have any quarrelling in the Land of Oz, I can tell you!
Any task a computer can do better than a person is, by definition, a task requiring no human creativity or ingenuity.
You can sit up, but you have to stay in there.
We can rest tonight and head for Ashley in the morning.
Can I see your phone?
I can fix the village!
Can I save the village first?
I can bring you another one of the notes verifying that's where I am when I'm missing work.
I can go outside again.
By looking at how the genome varies between people with a genetic condition and people without it, we can identify the troublemaking gene.
If the noble awistocwacy of the pwovince of Moscow thinks fit, it can show its loyalty to our sov'weign the Empewah in other ways.
What can I do for you, boss?
I can fix it, Dusty.
Can you bring me one?
Can he even carry a gun?
You can help her.
I don't know if he can do it.
I'm not sure he can help me, but I would really like to speak to him.
You need to rest tonight, sleep as much as you can.
Can you bring him here?
What I didn't say was how you can be used against him.
I can fix it.
What can I do for you?
I can appreciate that.
I can be up and back before dark.
Can you promise to keep Jonny safe?
I can deal with the mess in my head.
He can heal, too, did you know?
Can you bring in someone for me to check their future?
We're going to need all the help we can get.
Can you heal scars?
Then you can meet everyone.
Can you make peanut butter tomorrow?
How can Jonny kill Czerno?
I can still fight.
I can track, but I won't fight an Other, if that madman chooses to fight one.
You can do this.
You can trust me.
I can take classes later.
I plan to grab every moment I can in the country.
How can we get to that mall!
If you listen really hard to what his body tells you, you can save him.
The world can wait for you to sleep for a few hours.
She's grounded too, but I can just pop in and out.
How can you just up and disappear?
Dusty can definitely kill the devil.
I'll check with him to see if I can leave you my number.
You can sense that?
How can you eat around that thing, boss?
No way he can create vamp-pigs on his own.
Damian can do that, too, but Darian's too weak yet to tap into his power.
You can come with me quietly, or I can drag you out of here.
You can do that?
I just found out my father's running around killing people, and you expect me to trust a stranger when I don't even know if I can trust him anymore?
Han, can I be alone?
I can have any woman I want.
Pierre, you can sleep with whomever you want, really.
I can assure you if she's found going through my portals again, she'll be sent straight to me.
I imagine an eternity of punishment as only the Dark One can devise.
Can you make him a deal?
I can forgive you, but I'm not sure I can ever trust you.
That's up to other people, not us, but I can tell you we'll miss you terribly and we'd love to have you stay a part of our family.
I'm not even sure I can trust her.
How can that be?
You can watch the woman who brings sunshine into every room fade away like the sunset.
You can show me.
I'm not sure I can keep up with her.
I can determine that.
As long as you took the soul with it, there's nothing they can do.
Can you not see that?
I can win him over.
We can start with you telling me your secret.
If souls can get out, maybe we found a new way in.
Yeah, but I can do this.
You still think you can leave Death when you want?
And the Woggle-Bug shall be the Public Accuser, because he is so learned that no one can deceive him.
Any time you can move data collection from humans to computers, you get vast improvements in efficiency.
Today, for just a few hundred dollars, you can get a copy of your genome.
Can he hear me talking?
It's the least I can do.
He'll make a good warrior, one I can train to kill a couple pain in the asses I can't get rid of otherwise.
But there will be a few thousand bad guys within a stone's throw of us …" "Pull in everything we can from the east coast sectors," Dusty said.
Make a call to Jasmine in Latin America and see what we can get from them.
Darian's probably going to ask you if he can go visit the cat.
I won't let you happen to you, if I can help it.
Can we keep Bianca?
You can go wait in the back if you want.
Dusty, remember that Bianca can heal anyone and any wound.
Hey-- can you get me outta here?
Maybe … if you want to send in someone to help, then they can help me kill the bugs and rats?
We don't know who can, but we know who can destroy our efforts.
There's one creature who can tolerate you, and that's me.
So you can pull the arrow out of my shoulder.
I can see why they're after you.
It's better for both of us, and it's the only real way I can protect you from him.
Can you expand a little on that statement?
Can you tell me what other symptoms I might have?
You can tell me what you see, if you need to talk about it.
I can carry you or you can walk out.
That can be an issue when you don't know how to fight.
Whenever you're hungry, you can come by.
I think I can teach myself how to keep from seeing deaths whenever I touch someone.
You can stop with the basketball analogies.
We'll find out what she can do when our guests arrive.
If she's flipping out, you can call Lon's wife, Linda.
It's not easy being the good guy, and it's a job not many people can do.
Can she do for you what I did?
We can spend eternity together and you never say the words.
It means you can fight me now.
If anyone can make him less … him, it's you.
I can control the hunger.
When you accept that, you can celebrate what victories you have.
Can I have a little fun first?
If you can move your head, nod for yes, and shake for no.
I can help others.
I'm trying to figure out how I can want to be with him but not stomach what he does as the Dark One.
Your daddy can be scary.
She's had some tough times, but we can hope for the best with this visit.
Then she added, her slight smile fading, "Maybe we can teach him to sing—if he has a reason to."
But if there's something we can help you with, let us try.
I can take classes in the off season.
Can we read their mail?
I guess you can find anything on the Internet, can't you?
If he can find us.
I guess I can check the Oracle.
They seem to think if they can find it, they'll be able to replace you with a Death of their choice.
Keep them alive until I can go through their minds.
They're tearing apart our home, trying to find something they think can remove me from my position.
I can make this work.
I can make it as a human.
All I can think about is what I would do if something ever happened to her.
I can fight, and I hate most people.
Don't think anyone else here can say that.
Hopefully, he can handle a little bloodlust.
We can discuss this later.
I can turn the heat down and it will cook slower – might even be better.
We can talk about this later.
I can make it unpleasant for you.
We can watch as long as we stay back a ways and don't make noise.
Can I see him?
We can go out.
Soul radars are still broken, but we can at least travel to the mortal world.
I can spend time researching it or I can try to duplicate.
She can come out.
It's necessary, so we can protect you.
I don't think I can do this.
I mean, you can still help people like me.
Nothing can get you here, which is why I'm not allowed to leave.
Can I ask what you won?
I can see everywhere but cannot be everywhere.
I cannot bear this level of abuse.
I read, control, manipulate and anything else I need to do to the mind, I can, Andre started.
Can you make sense of it while you're in there?
If you can hear me, give me a sign.
Can you sit up?
I can go on living a normal life.
How can Gabriel have two?
There's nothing you can do to fool him.
Toby, you can come with me.
Trust me, I can think of nothing else.
It can lead us to victory.
I can find you even there, and I will.
As for your mating…maybe you can find a way to undo what you did.
They wait so long, they forget they can have one, or they choose not to have one, or they simply just don't.
Can I ever not belong to Rhyn now that I do?
Maybe I know he's promising more than he can deliver.
You can say it --Kris won't let me forget I'm a square in a round hole.
It's the best I can do.
Is there anything I can procure for you?
I'm leaving now so I can find a safe place for you.
Wouldn.t you like to have Kris out of the way, so you and your human treat can live in peace somewhere?
You can read my mind.
I can probably get close with a few years of research, but not in two months.
For your sake, not if I can help it.
I.ll stay away as long as I can.
If you want, you can come by later.
It.s a three-hour trek, so you can expect them between five and six.
I think he can and will.
Just remember, there.s nowhere you can run where we can.t eventually find you.
But to judge what is best--conscription or the militia--we can leave to the supreme authority....
I can tell you quite clearly, because I constructed nearly all our entrenchments.
If he's dead set on questioning relatives, he can do it by phone.
Nonsense. You can save Jonny.
I tagged both with GPS and a speck of C4, so if you lose either, we can blow it up.
Dusty, can I go to watch the building explode?
He and Damian can use the portals.
If he's here, can you come here, too?
I can do it, Dusty!
We can blow half the place up and send in a team to finish off the rest.
And maybe you can bring Sunny back, too.
You can dig it out.
I can bring her here.
Whatever is here isn't something you or I can fight.
You can channel it.
If I go now, he won't be as angry with me, and maybe I can come back tomorrow.
Jule, can the souls of those long dead still be freed, even if they're trapped in the ground?
She can bring people back from the dead.
You can have her over my dead body.
Until you can prove you've got some damn disease, you're on leave without pay.
Can you come in? he asked.
I'm out of ideas for dealing with my traitor issue, unless Dusty can send a few spies my way.
Can you hold things down for two weeks?
I'd never hurt you, Sofi, and I hope you know that and can trust me enough to know you need to be here.
If you're brave enough, you can see him when he's back.
Or, I can cancel, and we can live out the—" "No, thanks," she said, standing and all but bolting out of his suite.
Though nauseated by the thought, she heated up a can of soup and forced herself to eat it.
We've eliminated every other type of food, and the drugs might help you accept that you cannot eat.
But you have one man you can sleep around with.
You can blame Jule for that one.
We'll see what we can see.
We can pull in a Natural from Latin America.
Just when I start to like you … you know, it's amazing even a man who's thousands of years old can act like a twelve-year-old.
Pierre, can I get some privacy?
Sofia can work with him some.
You can call me Zamon.
You can gauge the risk.
You can never understand.
It might have felt like a dream, but I can assure you it was not, he said, smiling.
I can follow the threads, but no one else can, and there's always the chance that something unexpected gets caught up in them.
If the magic of Hell can't cure her, can yours?
Neither mate can have someone else on the side.
I'm the only Immortal who can walk into Hell.
I'll do as you ask, if you can make it to our bedchamber by the count of five.
You can fight me later, he said and released her.
Darkyn can read either to find out who grabbed her.
Darkyn can track her.
The other dealer you can have.
There is nothing I will do to you that you cannot handle now that you're a demon.
You can always walk away, she told him, repeating the words Darkyn used to lure her into the deal they made originally.
Can you hear me?
I can come and go.
Can I get your soul from the underworld?
You can read everything about me.
You are the only person who can do that.
You can try by pleasing me every night.
Isn't there some part of you that can care? she asked, troubled again.
Did you … can I ask if you sent Wynn home?
You can run for me.
You can hit me.
Can you do that?
Now you can rent my room and make some money.
I never had children myself, so I can only imagine your grief.
I guess I can leave the same way.
But even when it's overcast, like today, you can get some interesting images; not so much close ups, but distance shots, with fog rolling down the valley and blankets of flowers shrouded in mist.
But if the little bit I've got's not stopping me from trying to multiply it to something better, how can you be worried about this kid of yours?
Can you believe it?
Can you call for help?
How can we pinpoint a date?
Never can tell where.
Oh, I think you can trust her—on this business.
And I can prove it.
You folks at Bird Song can get into more pickles than any group I know.
I'm sure something can be worked out.
Can you not also show her mercy?
The demons can't access it, but an Immortal or dealer who goes through Hell can.
I can walk you outside, if you'd like.
Not that I can tell, but we didn't get into details about her dealings with Darkyn.
Maybe there's a backdoor or someone she knows in Hell who can help you.
By the way, if she tells you she can swim, she can't.
We can do it together, Gabriel.
Can you handle this? he asked Landon.
Still, you know how stubborn he can be.
Let's see if we can find that bull before the bear does.
I can see her whenever I want to.
I can't say what was on his mind any more than you can.
Can you talk to her later?
No. I can see why it would be embarrassing, but it is his father.
I can hardly wait until you come home.
How can you be shy after being married so long?