# English

Well, can you walk my dog? 1) You can take her to the park.
-I'd like to, but I'm very busy today.
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What does 1) mean among the following?

2) You are allowed to take her to the park.
3) You are able to take her to the park.
English - Writeacher, Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 10:49am
#1 can mean both 2 and 3 in this context.
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Can we say as follows?

2)You may take her to the park.

Does 1) mean 2)?

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1. In this context, both 1 and 2 mean about the same. The word "may" indicates that the dog walker has a choice.

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