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'Can you swim?' 'No I can't.'
Ingrid could play the violin by the time she was six.
The machine can translate simple messages into 24 different languages.
They couldn't afford to pay for a proper funeral.
The UN has promised to help as much as it can.
You can borrow my calculator if you want.
Anyone aged 18 or over can vote in a general election.
You can't sit there. Those seats are reserved.
Only the President could order the armed forces into battle.
I can't tell you how relieved I am to know that everyone is safe.
You can guess how I felt when he said I was too old.
I can't believe she told him that.
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