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why do you use可以 in this sentence: 你不可以退货. But you use 能 in this sentence: 我们不能退款

why do you use可以 in this sentence: 你不可以退货. But you use 能 in this sentence: 我们不能退款

July 4, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/Gull-n-Goose

可以 is when something or someone is allowed, or permitted to do something, there is more authority with this word. 能 is more for being able to do something, as in, being capable of doing something physically or otherwise. This is what I have gathered. But perhaps it is good to have more people put in their opinions and comments for you.

July 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/DayCyan

【举例1】你不可以退货的原因是因为你购买的东西我们无法二次销售。所以我们不能退款。 【举例2】你购买的蔬菜是在三天前的,目前已经无法食用了。所以你不可以退货,我们也不能退款。

July 7, 2018
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