si puede

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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to talk about ability; third person singular)
a. if he can (masculine)
El anciano no sabe si puede subir esas escaleras.The old man doesn't know if he can walk up those stairs.
b. if she can (feminine)
Julia es muy inteligente. Me pregunto si puede ayudarme con estos problemas de matemáticas.Julia is very intelligent. I wonder if she can help me with these math problems.
c. if it can (neuter)
Compré este software y me pregunto si puede ejecutarse en cualquier sistema operativo.I bought this software, and I'm wondering if it can run on any operating system.
d. if ... can
Si puede ayudarte Gloria, no dudes que lo hará.If Gloria can help you, you can be sure she will.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(used to talk about ability; second person singular)
a. if you can
Por favor, si puede, trate de recordar todo lo que sucedió. Es muy importante para la investigación.Please try to remember everything that happened if you can. It's very important for the investigation.
3. (used to talk about permission; third person singular)
a. if he can (masculine)
Julio pregunta si puede salir a jugar al jardín.Julio is asking if he can go out to play in the garden.
b. if she can (feminine)
Claudia sabe que sus papás están muy enojados, pero aún no sabe si puede salir o si está castigada.Claudia knows her parents are very angry, but she still doesn't know if she can go out or if she's grounded.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(used to talk about permission; second person singular)
a. if you can
Si puede ausentarse del trabajo a cualquier hora del día, podríamos reunirnos por la mañana.If you can leave your workplace any time during the day, we could meet in the morning.
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