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Today's Idiom = "Capable Of Doing Something"






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Capable Of Doing Something ( able to do it; strong enough; willing to do a hurtful act ... )

"Capable Of Doing Something"



Besides the regular meaning of "having the strength or ability to do it", "capable of doing something" is also used to say a person would be willing to hurt others in some way.

Example: "Did you hear about the farmhouse murders?" Reply: "Who could be capable of such a thing?"

Example: "Do you really think he is capable of killing someone?" Reply: "Absolutely."



If you can and would do an act that harms another, you are "capable of doing it".

Example: "Not my son Jake. He's not capable of hurting a small animal."

Example: "No one in our family is capable of doing such a thing."



@"Watch out for him. You don't know what he is capable of."

Example: "I never thought you were capable of doing something like this."

Example: "Turn my wife in to the police? I'm not capable of such a thing."





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