Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Able"

The meaning of "Able" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa able?
A: 'able' is the ability to do something
Someone who is able to do something can do something if they choose to.

Tiger Woods is able to play golf.

pokapoka5 is able to speak Japanese.

123phillipg is not able to speak Japanese, yet.

123phillipg is able to speak English.

The six month old baby was not able to walk. He had to crawl.

The three year old child was able to walk.

Daigo is able to play Street Fighter very well.



Q: O que significa able?
A: capaz, relativo de capacidadd
Q: O que significa able?
A: capaz de
Q: O que significa able?
A: Having the power, skill, means, or opportunity to do something.

"I am able to lift 100 pounds on my own." "I am able to do math in my head." "I will be able to make it to lunch on Friday."
Q: O que significa able and reliable ?
A: @Monsghh:

able significa 'capaz'
reliable significa 'fiable'

Example sentences using "Able"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com I'm now able to ~.
A: I’m now able to speak English fluently.
I’m now able to have conversations.
I’m now able to lift 300 pounds.
Because I’ve been practicing my singing, I am now able to sing higher notes.
I am now able to dance bachata.
I am now able to talk to visit my cousin in jail.
I am now able to talk about my feelings with him.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com able to.
A: Able to = Poder

She can play
She's able to play
Ella puede jugar

She can walk
She's able to walk
Ella puede caminar
Ella logra caminar (from enfermedad)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com able.
A: - I am able to understand it as I am your friend.
- He won't be able to speak French, he knows only English.

or:
She was very able = she was very talented.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com able.
A: I am able to speak English
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com able to.
A: I am able to sing = 歌うことができます

Synonyms of "Able" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre can e able ?
A: There are also some usage differences.

If you are doing something and I want to help you, I would say “I can help you with that”. “I am able to help you with that” just sounds like I am stating my ability, but it doesn’t make it clear that if you consent, I actually WILL help you with that.

Another usage difference is in the future tense. You have to say “I will be able to help you”. You can’t use “can” in the future tense. There is no “will can”
Q: Qual é a diferença entre able----> respectable e ful------> respectful ?
A: "~able" on the end of a verb creates an adjective that means you can do the action the verb describes. It's hard to explain but easy once you see some examples:

"to respect" -> respectable
"He is a respectable man." (He is a man who you can respect)

"to achieve" -> achievable
"That task is not achievable" (That task cannot be achieved)

"to drink" -> drinkable
"Is this old wine still drinkable?" (Can I drink this wine?)


"~ful" just means "full of", and is added to nouns to create an adjective. The opposite is "~less".

care -> careful (opposite is careless)

joy -> joyful (joyless)

thought -> thoughtful (thoughtless)

Unfortunately, it doesn't work for all words! Respect -> respectful, but respectless isn't a word!

Good luck!
Q: Qual é a diferença entre able e capable ?
A: Very little difference. But looking at ability and capability, it seems ability is used for humans (walking ability) and others (computer graphics capability).

Sources:
1. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/able

2. https://www.google.com/amp/s/dictionary.cambridge.org/us/amp/english/capable

3. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ability

4. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/capability
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Was/were able to e could ?
A: Well, I think both are interchangeable but To talk about things that we managed to do on specific occasions in the past, we cannot use could. Instead, we use was/were able to.
I was able to write 10 pages per day.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre able e capable ?
A: "As for going out tonight, I am ready, willing and able." Able is having means to do something.
"Are you sure he is a capable Doctor?" Capable is have the skills to do a task.
While the meaning is basically the same the usage is subtly different.

Translations of "Able"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? able
A: Are you able to understand me?
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? can とbe able to の違いは
A: What's the difference between "can" and "be able to"?

"I can walk."

歩けます。

"I am able to walk."

違いがあまりありません。"be able to" は丁寧だと思います。そして"can"は最も普通です。
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? able
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? able
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? able

Other questions about "Able"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar able .
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Q: [] Are WON'T BE ABLE TO and CAN'T generally interchangeable? Otherwise, what is the difference between the two phrases?

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e.g. I WON'T BE ABLE TO[ CAN'T ] make it.
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- I have noticed that "I won't be able to make it." is a polite expression meaning "I can't come" or "I'm not going to go" to an event, date, party, meeting, appointment, etc.


A: most cases they are interchangeable ^^ the example sentences you provided are correct! they are interchangeable. they basically mean the same thing.^^||
Q: able to soa natural?
A: The "e" at the end of "able" shouldn't be pronounced. The "e" is silent.

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