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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To be able to, in the past.

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  • I could never love where I could not respect. for more
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  • When I was little, I could (past tense of can) watch the cows chew their cud (food that cows return to their mouths from their stomachs to be rechewed) all day.
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