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Use of CAN, COULD and BE ABLE TO in Urdu | How to talk about Ability

USE OF CAN COULD AND BE ABLE TO

How to use CAN, COULD and BE ABLE TO explained in Urdu to talk about ability. We need to talk about ability in different tenses, Present, Past, Future; this lesson helps understand the use of CAN, COULD and BE ABLE TO in Present, Past and Future respectively.

Use of CAN

کسی کی قابلیت بیان کرنے کےلیے کہ وہ کیا کیا کرسکتا ہے ۔۔ ۔ ہم   ‘ کین ‘ ماڈل ورب کا استعمال کریں گے۔

  • I can drive.
  • You can drive.
  • He can drive.
  • She can drive.
  • We can drive.
  • They can drive.

For Negative Sentences: Cannot = can’t

  • I cannot / can’t drive.
  • You can’t drive.
  • He can’t drive.

For Interrogative Sentences

کسی کی قابلیت پوچھنے کےلیے کہ کیا وہ یہ کام کر سکتا ہے۔۔۔ ہم ‘ کین ‘ کو جملے کے شرو ع میں لے آئیں گے۔

  • Can you drive?
  • Can he drive?

سوالات کے مختصر جواب کیسے دیں گے۔

  • Yes I can / No I can’t
  • Yes he can / No he can’t

 

Use of COULD

ماضی میں کسی کی قابلیت  کیا تھی بیان کرنے کےلیے یعنی  وہ کیا کیا کرسکتا تھا۔۔ ۔ ہم   ‘ کُڈ ‘ ماڈل ورب کا استعمال کریں گے۔

  • I could run fast when I was a child.
  • I could play snooker when I was in varsity.
  • She could sing well in her

For Negative Sentences: Could not = couldn’t 

  • I could not run fast when I was a child.

For Interrogative Sentences

کسی خا ص ٹائم پر کسی کی قابلیت ماضی میں کیا تھی یہ پوچھنے کےلیے ہم ‘کُڈ ‘ کو جملے کے شروع میں رکھ دیں گے۔

  • Could you drive car when you were a student?

سوالات کے مختصر جواب کیسے دیں گے۔

  • Yes I could / No I couldn’t
  • Yes He could / No He couldn’t

 

Use of BE ABLE TO

کسی کی قابلیت بیان کرنے کےلیے آپ اس سٹرکچر کا استعمال کریں گے۔ یہ ‘کین ‘ جیسا ہی ہے لیکن یہ فارمل سمجھا جاتا ہے ۔

  • He is able to reach there.
  • They are able to ride a Bike.
  • You will be able to speak English after 2 months.
  • She is able to run fast.

BE = is, am, are, was, were, will be

منفی بنانے کا طریقہ

Sub + BE + not + able to …

  • He is not able to read.
  • He seems unable to swim.
  • I am not able to work alone.
  • We are sorry, we’re unable to attend the party.

سوالیہ بنانے کا طریقہ

BE + Sub + able to + verb …?

  • Are you able to swim?
  • Will I be able to find it?
  • Is he able to speak English?

پاسٹ اور پریزنٹ کے لیے تو ‘کین’ اور ‘کُڈ ‘ کا یوز کرتے ہیں ۔۔۔ فیوچر کےلیے کیا یوز کریں گے۔۔۔

We will use – Will be able to

Will not be able to = won’t be able to

  • I will be able to attend the meeting tomorrow.
  • I won’t be able to teach you, sorry.
  • Will he be able to lift that box?

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