Verb poder - to be able  

Spanish 101 to be able
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Poder means to be able to or can.
Poder is an irregular verb.
The o changes to ue in all forms except nosotros and vosotros.

yo puedo I can
puedes you can
Ud./él/ella puede you/he/she can
nosotros/as podemos we can
vosotros/as podéis you all can
Uds./ellos/ellas pueden you all/they can

No puedo ver.
       I'm not able to see.
Tú puedes abrir la ventana.
       You are able to open the window.
Por ahora, no puede.
       For now, he/she isn't able to.
Nosotros podemos tomar el bus.
       We can take the bus.
Los hombres pueden escribir.
       The men can write.

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