"Ellos no pueden jugar en la sala."

Translation:They cannot play in the living room.

7 months ago

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Peter802775

The question I have is whether "poder" is simply about possibility, or whether it also covers prohibition.

Examples: If the living room has just been sprayed with a powerful insect repellent, then it would not be advisable that someone plays there. In that case the English translation is good enough. OTOH if I don't want playing children to knock over valuable Chinese vases, then my English translation would be "must not." Would that also be "no pueden" in Spanish?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pat92981

That would be "No deben"

3 days ago

https://www.duolingo.com/owenatkins8

should accept lounge

3 weeks ago
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