English to Japanese Meaning :: could

Could :
- 可能性

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Verb(1) used to indicate possibility.(2) used in making polite requests.(3) used to indicate annoyance because of something that has not been done.(4) used to indicate a strong inclination to do something.

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(1) He only saw the formula in its microscopic form and didn't realize that it could be macroscopic.(2) he irritates me so much that I could scream(3) There is also the possibility that it could be used to re-examine unsolved crimes.(4) He then asked her record company if he could duet with her and was rejected.(5) One possibility is that he could be sent abroad, but in practice this rarely happens.(6) It could force the service to be closed permanently.(7) they could have told me!(8) There will be a possibility that police could give advice to members of the public in the room.(9) He could have bowed out gracefully at any time and it looked like he might, but now this.(10) We had a letter to say they had not received the form and could I make a request for a new one.(11) I would go if I could afford it(12) Where did you find the information that you used to write it, and could you suggest a few books for me?(13) they could be right(14) could I use the phone?(15) It is not beyond the realm of possibility that a deal could have been struck.(16) They could well afford it, given the millions they rake in from the motoring public.
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The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Or we could walk right behind
each other all night.

Or we COULD walk right behind each other all night.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 24

So if you could just--

So if you COULD just--

Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 3

It could be done.

It COULD be done.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 5

I bet I could throw a rock in this room
and come up with three better friends.

I bet I COULD throw a rock in this room and come up with three better friends.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 2

where could I buy a dog
that looks exactly like her?

where COULD I buy a dog that looks exactly like her?

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 23

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