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

For learning: French
Base language: French
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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”

    je veux aller (I want to go)
    j'aime nager (I like to swim)


    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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