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können in English:

1. may may


She may come.
I may seem confident, but I get extremely nervous speaking in front of people. My hands tremble, I get all tongue-tied, and sometimes I don't even know what I'm saying myself.
I entered the shop, and a clerk said, "May I help you?"
No matter what your profession, or how happy you may be in it, there are moments when you wish you had chosen some other career.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car, but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
Come what may, I am determined to accomplish it.
I've been thinking that I may have been too critical.
It is said that the price of wine may go up at any time now.
Blues singer and guitarist Robert Johnson would have been 100 years old on May 8th of 2011 if he hadn't died when he was 27 years old.
Our child seems to be brilliant. Of course, we may be prejudiced.
I am determined to put the plan into practice no matter what others may say.
Global climatic changes may have been responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs.
She hasn't come here yet. I am afraid she may have lost her way.
On condition you are back by ten o'clock, you may go to the dance.
Sometimes it may seem like we're not making any progress.

English word "können"(may) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Othmar" (Ouida)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Sterne" (H.D. Traill)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Zoe" (Evelyn Whitaker)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Uncle Sam" (Albert Math...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Purple Fern" (Fergu...

2. can


I can't forget him.
If we can just make it through one more month, we'll be sitting pretty.
Global warming can cause serious problems for wild animals, too.
I can give you a copy of the report, but I can't vouch for its accuracy.
I'm driving into town so I can drop you off on the way.
A wooden building can easily catch fire.
Who can read the heroic deeds of brave men without a feeling of respect and admiration?
It's a very dangerous sport, where a slight mistake can lead to serious injury.
Can I go horseback riding next Sunday?
Many people believe acupuncture can cure diseases.
We can continue playing, as long as we don't make too much noise.
Eating healthfully can help prevent heart disease.
The hospital restricts the number of visitors who can enter the intensive care unit.
Can we really learn to speak a foreign language like a native?
The city can be reached in less than 20 minutes by car from here.

English word "können"(can) occurs in sets:

Wie spät ist es? Wie viel Uhr ist es?
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "In the Yellow Sea" (Hen...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Sea-Hounds" (Lewis R. F...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "May Iverson's Career" (...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Wooing of Calvin Pa...