Natural speed, please.
1 Can you speak French?
2 We haven't been able to come.
3 I won't be able to sleep here.
4 The couldn't do it yesterday.
5 I couldn't beat anyone.
6 I'm afraid (that) I can't go with you.
7 I couldn't swim when I was young.
8 I haven't been able to go yet.
9 After the accident he could walk but he couldn't run.
10 As he approached the house, he could hear some strange noises.
11 I was able to escape from the fire in time.
12 "Did you win?" "It wasn't easy, but in the end I was able to win."
13 "Did you find the house?" "After a while I was able to find it."
14 I'll probably be able to go tomorrow.
15 It's already seven, but I'll be able to by something at the corner shop.
16 I had an infection in my throat so I couldn't speak clearly.
17 The little girl fell into the river but we were able to save her.
18 We chased him but he was able to run away/escape.
19 I looked in the distance and I could see someone approaching.
20 My grandmother could speak several languages.
21They could smell something burning in the kitchen.
22 She was a fast sprinter. She could beat anyone.
23 He ran with Jhonson and at the end he was able to beat him.
24 Can you see the supermarket from the window?
25 If we knew what the problem was, perhaps we could help you.
26 We havent't got any bread but we can buy some at the Indian shop.
27 They chased him but he was able to escape.
28 He had just been to the dentist so he couldn't speak yet.
29 We haven't been able to buy you the book.
30 "Did you find the house?" "We were able to find it after a long time."
31 I looked out of the window and I saw a man approaching.
32 I haven't been able to find a job yet.
33 Have you been able to convince him?
34 They won't be able to come with us.
35 You could have told me.
36 They won't be able to finish the job on time.
37 Perhaps your sister could tell you.
38 You'll be able to buy it at the supermarket.
39 I couldn't understand what that man said.
40 The little boy fell into the sea but they were able to rescue him.