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"I can only speak simple Chinese."

Translation:我只可以说简单的中文。

November 18, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kal-in

Wouldn't that be talking more about permission than ability?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PeaceJoyPancakes

That's how 可以 is typically explained, though I don't think it's completely clear-cut. A similar question currently uses 能 instead — 我只能回答简单的问题 — so that's what I tried (and had rejected). Otherwise, I might have tried 会.

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