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Autor:  Márcio Farias
E-mail:  marcio_osorio@oi.com.br
Data:  27/JUN/2008 11:15 AM
Assunto:  be able to
 
Mensagem:  Tentativa.

It means he could physically do it in a unspecified time or not long ago (despite any obstacles that he may have encountered). He (may have) mustered up strength and courage to do it.

But Dale and that many-named guy may expound on it further.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
be able to  –  Abilio  27/JUN/2008, 8:37 AM
 be able to  –  Márcio Farias  27/JUN/2008, 11:15 AM
be able to  –  Dale/CR  27/JUN/2008, 11:50 AM

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