ser capaz de

ser capaz de(
sehr
 
kah
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pahs
 
deh
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to have the ability to)
a. to be able to
No soy capaz de aguantar la respiración por más de dos minutos.I'm not able to hold my breath for more than two minutes.
b. to be capable of
La anciana no es capaz de levantarse sola.The old woman is not capable of standing up by herself.
2. (to be daring)
a. to dare to
¡Mi hija no es capaz de matar ni a una mosca!My daughter wouldn't dare to hurt a fly!
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