"Can you close that door?"
Translation:An féidir leat an doras sin a dhúnadh?
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Should "An bhfuil tú in ann an doras sin a dhúnadh?" have been accepted? And if not, why not? I'm having trouble figuring out when to use is féidir le x and when to use tá x in ann.
Go raibh maith agat. I'll start reporting if I use one and get marked wrong because Duo wanted the other.
féidir is used only with the copula is, and in this sentence an is the question form of the copula. You can't use féidir with any form of the verb bí.
- Is féidir liom na daoine sin a fheiceáil. — "I can see those people."
- An féidir leat an madra a fheiceáil freisin? — "Can you see the dog too?"
- Is féidir. — "I can."
- Agus an féidir leat an cat a fheiceáil ag an ngeata? — "And can you see the cat at the gate?"
- Ní féidir. — "I can't."