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il espere pouvoir prendre une bonne photo des tigres. what does "espere pouvoir" mean

For learning: French
Base language: French
Category: Language

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    He hopes to be able to take a good photo of tigers, and we hope he is not eaten doing so.

    He hopes to.

    有兩個動詞,espérer 和 pouvoir, espere = 希望,pouvoir = 能夠, 就是他希望能夠拍到照。 In English, “he hopes to be able to take a good picture of the tiger”

    你也可以說:
    je veux aller (I want to go)
    j'aime nager (I like to swim)

    等等

    The second verb is in the 'infinitive' form. In English, the infinitive form is "to ___". Like "to eat". So we say, "I want to eat". Two verbs, the second is an infinitive, and acts like the object of the first verb.

     

    Ici "pouvoir" a le sens d'une capacité physique de faire quelque chose. Et espérer a le sens d'un souhait.

    Donc il souhaite être capable de prendre cette photo (peut-être parce qu'il doute des conditions matérielles pour réaliser cet acte, ou de ses propres capacités)

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