Use of ‘can’


‘Can’ is used to know about possibility.

‘Can’ is used in yes-no question.

‘Can’ is used in wh-question.

‘Can’ is used to ask for permission.

’Can’ is used to give permission.

 ‘Can’ is used to request.


Her brother can swim.

Can her brother swim?

Her brother can not swim.

Can her brother not swim?

When can her brother swim?

Where can her brother swim?

 How can her brother swim?


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