pourras

23:44 Aug 6, 2018
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / future tense of the verb pouvoir
French term or phrase: pourras
Tu vas l'aimer à en crever et tu ne pourras plus jamais t'en passer.
Raj Sethi
India
Local time: 12:03


Summary of answers provided
5 +5will never
David Hollywood
Summary of reference entries provided
fwiw, hth
writeaway

Discussion entries: 3





  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
will never


Explanation:
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be able

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Traductions en contexte de "tu ne pourras plus jamais" en français-anglais avec Reverso ... You'll never be able to practice law again for the rest of your life.

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as an example

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hope I'm helping you

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didn't fill it out completely but you know what I mean

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and looks like you're asking for a translation of the full sentence so .....

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we're here to help you and good luck

David Hollywood
Local time: 03:33
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Barbara Cochran, MFA
2 mins
  -> thanks Barbara

agree  Evelyne Trolley de Prévaux
10 mins
  -> merci Evelyne

agree  Tony M: Yes; the modal pouvoir = 'to can' (!), but to create the future tense, we have to use 'to be able to'.
5 hrs
  -> thanks Tony

agree  Kevin Oheix: "..and you'll never be able to.."
9 hrs
  -> thanks Kevin

agree  B D Finch: Agree with the amended version "will never be able to".
10 hrs
  -> thanks B D Finch
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Reference comments


7 hrs
Reference: fwiw, hth

Reference information:
The French verb pouvoir means "to be able [to do something]," or more simply, "can" and "may." It's an extremely common verb in French and has an irregular conjugation that can be tricky for non-native speakers. For this conjugation, it's best to learn it by heart.
https://www.thoughtco.com/pouvoir-can-to-be-able-may-1370664

Future
je pourrai
tu pourras
il/elle pourra
nous pourrons
vous pourrez
ils/elles pourront
http://www.french-linguistics.co.uk/verbs/table/pouvoir.html

writeaway
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Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
neutral  B D Finch: I hate to sound like a stickler, but it's "can" not "may", as the latter is about permission, not ability.
2 hrs
  -> pouvoir most definitely can mean may. All depends on the context.
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