can you sing

can you sing(
kahn
 
yu
 
sihng
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. puedes cantar
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Can you sing me a song? They say you're a good singer.¿Me puedes cantar una canción? Dicen que eres buen cantante.
b. sabes cantar
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Can you sing? - Not so as I'd do in public. I just sing in the shower or in the car.¿Sabes cantar? - No como para hacerlo en público. Solo canto en la ducha o en el coche.
c. puede cantar
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Your manager said you're sick. Can you sing? - No, I think we need to cancel the performance.Su representante dijo que está enfermo. ¿Puede cantar? - No, creo que tenemos que suspender la función.
d. sabe cantar
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Can you sing any waltzes? - Of course. I'll sing the Mexican classic, "El último trago."¿Sabe cantar algún vals? - Por supuesto. Cantaré el clásico mexicano, "El último trago".
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. pueden cantar (plural)
Can you sing "Free Bird"? - Sorry, we don't do that one.¿Pueden cantar "Free Bird"? - Lo siento, esa no hacemos.
b. saben cantar (plural)
Can you sing any Colombian songs? - Sure, there's a cumbia that we like to play.¿Saben cantar alguna canción colombiana? - Sí, hay una cumbia que nos gusta tocar.
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