having the physical or mental power, skill, time, money, opportunity, etc. needed to do sth
intelligent or good at doing sth
"able to swim"
"she was able to program her computer"
"we were at last able to buy a car"
"able to get a grant for the project"
"a capable administrator"
"children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"
"able to learn"
"human beings are able to walk on two feet"
"Superman is able to leap tall buildings"
"an able seaman"
"every able-bodied young man served in the army"
The Hands are the most habil members of the body.
出自： T. Betterton
And life, by this death abled, shall controule Death.
She is quite able to teach.
I am able to pay you now.
I don't think he is able to take any more bad news.
I don't think he's able to do this type of work.
He is well able to take care of himself.
He is able to write music.
He is financially able to establish a home.
I was in a small boat during the storm, but it stopped after half an hour and I was able to breathe again.
I was able to run away, but Tony wasn't.
He was able to jump into the sea before the boat was blown up.
In this way, he was able to solve the mystery.
By the time he graduated from college, he was able to speak three foreign languages.
The night was clear and we were able to see the stars.
It was very difficult to make a heavy machine fly. But they were able to make it fly.
Then they beached the ship on the shore where they were able to repair the damage.
I'm sorry that I wasn't able to phone you yesterday.
He was not able to see the difference.
They will be able to finish the work tomorrow.
I believe that you will be able to speak English fluently in one month.
After studying differential calculus you will be able to solve these mathematical problems.
I hope you will be able to speak English better soon.
We shall be able to reach our destination tomorrow.
Have the nautical chart at your fingertips, and you'll be able to steer your ship.
I won't be able to see him today.
Will you be able to finish the work before Sunday?
Will you be able to come this afternoon?
Will she be able to cope with the work?
He said that he was having financial difficulties and wasn't able to pay his bills.
I haven't been able to go.
I haven't been able to get in touch with her.
He has not been able to submit his report on time.
He's never been able to admit to his mistake.
They have not been able to take a rest for three days.
Had it not been for his help, they would not have been able to settle their dispute.
I may be able to see you tomorrow.
You may not be able to discriminate between the sundry articles, but you can cross-check them.
You might be able to persuade him.
If you give a blow, you must be able to take one.
I used to be able to swim like a fish.
The other planets may not be able to support life, but it isn't easy on this one either.
He seemed able to put complicated thoughts in simple words.
I don't feel able to go on with reading it.
I hope to be able to do the work.
I regret not being able to help her.
I love the house — it's wonderful being able to see the sea from my window.
Paul isn't able to come to the party because he is ill.
Mary's more able to help you than I am.
Granny is still able to read without glasses.
My wife is able to sing and dance.
The young man is able to do great things.
The workers are able to improve the machine.
Most children are able to walk before they are able to talk.
The patient was soon able to sit up.
One day man will be able to control some unknown factors of weather.
Birds are able to fly.
The dog is able to count.
Is the electronic computer able to think?
The satellites are able to observe the changes of climate on earth by means of remote sensors.
The answering machine is able to store messages that are up to two minutes in length.
Heat is able to cure breast tumours in some animals.
The rage of a wild boar is able to spoil more than one wood.
Once you've had some sleep you'll feel better able to cope.
David is more able to deal with this problem than I am.
He was able to be heard.
A good auditorium will assure that the sound is able to be heard from every seat.
The difficulties were able to be overcome by the students of our class.
我们班的同学能够克服这些困难。 S+be+～+to be+ n\u002e/adj\u002e
He was able to be cold about her now. It was wartime. They were enemies.
Do you think you're able to cut it?
Some people are able to/can walk on their hands.
One day，scientists will be able to find a cure for cancer.
（NOT...will can find...)
The mistake is able to be corrected.
该句应改作The mistake is capable of being corrected.
误 After a two-month tramp they were able to reach their destination.
正 After a two-month tramp they reached their destination.
正 After a two-month tramp they succeeded in reaching their destination.
正 After a two-month tramp they managed to reach their destination.
误 This work wasn't able to be finished in a week.
正 This work can't be finished in a week.
误 It will be able to see you on Sunday.
正 It will be possible to see you on Sunday.
误 I'll be possible to see you on Sunday.
正 I'll be able to see you on Sunday.
析 非生物名词作主语时用can或be possible to；“人”作主语时才用be able to。