yes, you can

yes, you can(
yehs
 
yu
 
kahn
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to refer to something able to be done)
a. sí, se puede
You can't grow bananas in this climate. - Yes, you can.No se pueden cultivar plátanos en este clima. - Sí, se puede.
2. (yes, you are able; used to address one person)
a. sí, puedes
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)
I can't ask Maria to go out with me. - Yes, you can. Just do it.No puedo pedirle a María que salga conmigo. - Sí, puedes. Solo hazlo.
b. sí, sabes
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)
I can't tie my shoes, mommy. - Yes, you can.No puedo atarme los zapatos, mami. - Sí, sabes.
3. (yes, you are able; used to address one person)
a. sí, puede
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
I can't get my computer to turn on. - Yes, you can, sir. You just have to plug it in first.No puedo lograr que mi computadora se encienda. - Sí, puede, señor. Sólo tiene que conectarla primero.
b. sí, sabe (singular)
I can't get the projector to work. - Yes, you can, Mr. Jones.No puedo hacer funcionar el proyector. - Sí, sabe, Sr. Jones.
4. (yes, you are able; used to address multiple people)
a. sí, pueden (plural)
We can't win without Roland. - Yes, you can.No podemos ganar sin Roland. - Sí, pueden.
b. sí, saben (plural)
We can't row the boat if we're missing a person. - Yes, you can. One person uses two oars.No podemos remar el barco si nos falta una persona. - Sí, pueden. Una persona usa dos remos.
5. (used to refer to something one is allowed to do)
a. sí, se puede
Can you make a burrito without meat? - Yes, you can. You don't need meat at all.¿Se puedes hacer un burrito sin carne? - Sí, se puede. No senecesita carne en absoluto.
6. (yes, you are allowed; used to address one person)
a. sí, puedes
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 I go to the movies with Greg? - Yes, you can. Be home by 10 pm.¿Puedo ir al cine con Greg? - Sí, puedes. Llega a casa antes de las 10 pm.
7. (yes, you are allowed; used to address one person)
a. sí, puede
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 I show you a house for sale? - Yes, you can.¿Les puedo mostrar una casa en venta? - Sí, puede.
8. (yes, you are allowed; used to address multiple people)
a. sí, pueden
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(plural)
Can we help you pack for our trip? - Yes, you can. Bring me the suitcases.¿Te podemos ayudar a empacar para el viaje? - Sí, pueden. Tráiganme las maletas.
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