cannot

ˈkænɔt

Перевод:

Expression: не может

Фразы:

you cannot take / get blood from / out of a stone - его не разжалобишь

this condition cannot be dispensed with - без этого условия обойтись нельзя

the fact which cannot be proved - факт, который нельзя доказать

cannot /is not fit to/ hold a candle - не выдерживает сравнения с

an offer that cannot be repeated - уникальное [единственное] предложение

you cannot alter your nature - свою природу /натуру/ не изменишь

you cannot get blood from a stone - его не разжалобишь; её не разжалобишь

you cannot get blood out of a stone - его не разжалобишь; её не разжалобишь

you cannot take blood from a stone - его не разжалобишь; её не разжалобишь

the same cannot be said of - этого нельзя сказать о

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Связанные термины:

cannot but: You use cannot but, could not but, and cannot help but when you want to emphasize that you believe something must be true and that there is no possibility of anything else being the case.

cannot seem: If you say that you cannot seem or could not seem to do something, you mean that you have tried to do it and were unable to.

cannot choose but: to be obliged to

cannot help but: to be unable to do anything else except

cannot help oneself: to be the victim of circumstances, a habit, etc.

cannot very well do: If you say that you cannot very well do something, you mean that it would not be right or possible to do it.

someone cannot cut it: said to mean that someone is not good enough at doing something

a leopard cannot change its spots: If you say that a leopard cannot change its spots, you mean that people or things are not able to change their basic characteristics, especially when you are critical of those characteristics.

someone cannot look someone in the face: said to mean that someone is too ashamed or embarrassed by something that they have done to look at someone else directly

someone cannot make head or tail of something: said to mean that someone cannot understand something at all

someone cannot see the wood for the trees: said to mean that someone is so involved in the details of something that they forget or do not realize the real purpose or importance of the thing as a whole

make head (n)or tail cannot make head or tail of something: If you say that you cannot make head nor tail of something or you cannot make head or tail of it, you are emphasizing that you cannot understand it at all.

cannot make head nor tail of something cannot make head or tail of something: If you say that you cannot make head nor tail of something or you cannot make heads or tails of it, you are emphasizing that you cannot understand it at all.

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