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Is there a way to clearly distinguish between scenarios that accept both “can” and “will be able to” and those only “will be able to”?

Is my analysis correct? I think in type 1 conditionals, "can" and "will be able to" are both acceptable in some scenarios while in others not. "Can" means opportunity or ...
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Difference between "can" and "could" in context

Can you please tell me if native speakers of English would sense any difference in meaning beween can and could in the context below? Unfortunately we don't have anyone available who can come and fix ...
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Can you, Will you, Could you and Would you?

One of my textbooks says that "would you ~?" is the politest of the four to ask someone a favor. Another textbook, however, says that "will you" is the least polite and that "...
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“It couldn't / can't have happened if you had done it…”

It couldn't have happened It can't have happened Both sentences are correct, idiomatic and mean the same thing. What if I make the conditional with them? It couldn't (or) can't have happened if you ...
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"Can" and "be able to"

https://poligo.com/ja/node/4096 I'm confused with the explanation on the website. It says that when you talk about ability, both "can" and "be able to" are OK, and that the ...
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