puedo impedir eso

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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (first person singular)
a. I can stop that
Mi hijo ya no es menor y puede irse de casa si quiere. ¿Crees que yo puedo impedir eso? No, no puedo.My son isn't underage anymore and he can leave home if he wants to. Do you think I can stop that? No, I can't.
b. I could stop that
Mañana me van a desahuciar. - Yo puedo impedir eso, o al menos intentarlo. - ¿Sí? ¿Cómo?I'm being evicted tomorrow. - I could stop that, or at least I could try. - Yes? How?
c. I can stop that from happening
Mi computadora se reinicia constantemente. No sé cómo puedo impedir eso.My computer keeps rebooting. I don't know how I can stop that from happening.
d. I can prevent that from happening
El banco amenaza con congelar todos mis activos. ¿Puedo impedir eso de algún modo?The bank is threatening to freeze all my assets. Is there a way I can prevent that from happening?
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