"I can drive a car."

Translation:Je peux conduire une voiture.

1/17/2013, 2:03:38 PM

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https://www.duolingo.com/kjmmillard

knowing how to drive a car and being able to drive a car are two different things.

1/17/2013, 2:03:38 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/lkt005
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Agreed. They should not have two answers for this.

7/18/2013, 2:36:39 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/djlanglois

Am I correct that in normal, casual French one could say either "peux" or "sais" (about driving a car) depending on the circumstances? If one were to say: "Je peux conduire une voiture" they would be saying that there is no physical or mechanical impediment to their driving a car. ("I can drive a car. All of the cars in the lot are working properly!") Alternatively, if one were to say "Je sais conduire une voiture" they'd be indicating that they had the ability/know-how to drive a car. Is this right?

2/13/2014, 12:30:59 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/BrianDuqua

"Je peux dirige une voiture"?

7/2/2015, 9:40:57 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/n6zs
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The verb "diriger" is more about "steering" than it is "driving".

12/29/2015, 8:15:48 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/AllanBickl
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Why not un auto?

4/6/2018, 12:29:00 PM
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