['kænɒt;kæ'nɒt] or ['kænɑt]
(-) Am, is, or are, not able; -- written either as one word or two.
v.i. to be unable.
- But practical sense told them that sex cannot be confined within marriage. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- That is a State secret of the utmost importance, and I fear that I cannot tell you, nor do I see that it is necessary. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- As I perceive that your boots, although used, are by no means dirty, I cannot doubt that you are at present busy enough to justify the hansom. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- I cannot stand scenes, remember! 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- You cannot seriously wish me to stay idling at home all day? 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- Thus it appears, that the principle, which opposes our passion, cannot be the same with reason, and is only called so in an improper sense. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- An idea is by its very nature weaker and fainter than an impression; but being in every other respect the same, cannot imply any very great mystery. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- It cannot have been upward of three hundred and seventy or eighty days. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- Sooth to say, they cannot go away too fast, for even here my Lady Dedlock has been bored to death. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- We cannot pretend to-day that we have arrived at solutions to most of the questions they asked. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- If a man of my cunning cannot circumvent this dull-headed— Cautious. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- I have not got the ship's journal to refer to, and I cannot now call to mind the latitude and longitude. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- For no one cares for what one cannot half do. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- I reckoned our coach to be about a square of Westminster-hall, but not altogether so high: however, I cannot be very exact. 乔纳森·斯威夫特. 格列佛游记.
- Eugene, I cannot lose sight of that fellow's face. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- I cannot but in some sense admit the force of this reasoning, which I yet hope to traverse by the following considerations. 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- Humble bees alone visit red clover, as other bees cannot reach the nectar. 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- Why you are so certain you cannot explain to yourself, but you know it. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- Do not allow a trivial misunderstanding to wither the blossoms of spring, which, once put forth and blighted, cannot be renewed. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- But you cannot destroy them until they rebel? 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- Undoubtedly many cases occur in which we cannot explain how the same species could have passed from one point to the other. 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- I cannot run, said I, turning round, and panting for breath. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- I cannot think where she could have been going, said Clym to someone. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- Let it deceive them, then, a little longer; it cannot deceive them too much. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- I know it is, said Mrs. Shelby, as her tears fell fast; and _I_ cannot heal it, but Jesus can. 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- A commanding general cannot base his actions upon either absolute certainty or absolute ignorance. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- I cannot help it, said Clym, in a troubled tone. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- I cannot be patient here. 伊丽莎白·盖斯凯尔. 南方与北方.
- The drone said unaffectedly, You will excuse me; I really cannot attend to the shop! 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- Such misrepresentations cannot be allowed by us. 柏拉图. 理想国.