no ser capaz de

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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. (to not be apt)
a. to not be able to
¿Qué pasa si no somos capaces de escapar a tiempo? - Abrimos la sala y los dejaremos salir.What happens if we're not able to escape in time? - We unlock the room and let you out.
b. to not be capable of
Si no es capaz de brindar asistencia a otros pasajeros, no puede sentarse junto a la salida de emergencia, caballero.If you're not capable of providing assistance to other passengers, you cannot sit by the emergency exit, sir.
2. (to not be daring)
a. to not dare
Mi hijo no es capaz de hacerme esto.My son wouldn't dare do this to me.
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