be able
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be able(
bi
 
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buhl
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. poder
If you want to be able to see without glasses, you need surgery.Si quieres poder ver sin lentes, necesitas cirugía.
b. ser capaz
As a teacher, you must be able to have patience with rowdy children.Como maestro, debes ser capaz de tener paciencia con los niños traviesos.
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