Element FORM: NEGATIVE
SuperCat MODALITY
SubCat could
Lexical Range N/A
Level A2
Cando Can use the negative form.
Corrected Learner Example [talking about a party] Too bad you couldn't come. (Somali, A2 WAYSTAGE, Pass, 2004)

I couldn't close the window. (Chinese, A2 WAYSTAGE, Pass, 2010)

?he was ill, so he could not go to the game. (Swiss German, A2 WAYSTAGE, Pass, 2007)
Uncorrected Learner Example
Comments N/A

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