Definition of 'cannot'
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The obsessive person usually despises these thoughts and rejects them intellectually but still cannot escape them.POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)
It gets no government funding and cannot employ locals.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2010)
We cannot make other people do right.Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
People think they cannot help older children.The Sun (2012)
Other people cannot be expected to read your mind.POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)
The government cannot afford any more scandals from any of its business partners if it is to pursue this agenda.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Surely the fact that one cannot give that assurance in respect of any finite description constitutes a limit to language?Philosophy at the Limit (1990)
The government cannot afford more embarrassment.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But government cannot do it alone.English Conservatism since the Restoration: An introduction and anthology (1990) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He said: 'I cannot talk about that.The Sun (2009) The Sun (2014)
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