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"Umíš používat počítač?"

Translation:Do you know how to use a computer?

January 6, 2018



Why "Are you able to use a computer?" is not accepted?


Because someone may know how to use, but can have a disability so he/she will not be able to use it. "To be able" is "být schopný".


Because "are you able to use a computer" would mean you are asking if something is possible or not due to circumstances (do you have it with you? do you have one?) but not asking about the ability. "Umíš?" will mean - do you have the ability to ...? can you...?


Can I write Do you know how to use a PC? I am czech native and we use to PC for computer.


do you know using a computer?


No, that makes no sense. It would translate as "Znáš používání počítače?" and it still makes no sense.

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