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Contoh penggunaan modals pada kalimat expressing ability (kemampuan)

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Modals yang bisa digunakan untuk menyatakan kemampuan (expressing ability) adalah can dan be able to. Untuk menyatakan ability pada masa lampau, gunakan could.

Contoh kalimat:

  • Cheetah can run faster than any family car, though only for a short time. (Cheetah bisa berlari lebih cepat daripada mobil keluarga manapun, meskipun hanya sebentar.)
  • I am able to prove that she is innocent. (Aku bisa membuktikan bahwa dia tidak bersalah.)

Latihan soal modals

You ..... T-shirt school. That is prohibited.
Why didn’t Charly apply for the job? He ..... gotten it.
He went by bus, but he ..... by motorcycle.
I have lived in England for two years, I ..... speak English fluently.
My brother break a glass in the kitchen, so he ..... clean it or he will be punished.
If I have problems with my teeth, I think I ..... go to a dentist, not a veterinarian.
I can’t find my bag anywhere. I’m sure I ..... left it in my room.
He ..... his homework by the time the teacher come to the class.
A : I wonder why Jenny didn’t answer the doorbell.
B : Well, I suppose she ..... been a sleep.
A lot of students didn’t pass the English test yesterday. The test ..... difficult.