Cannot

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Definition

(I) cannot (give you that information): (I) am unable to (give you that information)
expression

(that) cannot (be true!): it is impossible (for that to be true!)
expression

Examples

  • "An attorney will be provided for you by the court if you cannot afford one."
  • "Pedro : I am sorry sir, but I cannot answer your questions about el jefe."
  • "All the tea, crumpets and Sudoku in the world cannot fill my void since leaving the Delavigne Corporation."
  • "Warbuckle is a man with strong family values, which is certainly something we cannot reproach him for."
  • "In brief: you say these perfumes have already been distilled and bottled, which means we cannot re-bottle them and sell them as different fragrances entirely, and from what Philip tells me, it would be an extraordinary feat to convince any of our current distributors to purchase some 10,000 bottles of an outdated perfume."
  • "Lucky : I cannot tell you that Daddy."
  • "You cannot be serious!"
  • "- No, we cannot push for Taco Day to come more than once a month."
  • "When you smile at me, it's like my heart stops working, and then my stomach hurts and I cannot eat anything any more."
  • "I cannot eat even a banana or walnut, you know I, I drink the milk because alcohol makes me sleepy."

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