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Dear teachers,

When native speakers say "can" or "can't", they sometimes speak so fast that I can't make sure if they mean can or cannot, especially in the movies. I know we can know better by understanding the context of the sentence they made. To improve it, I wonder if they have anything to do with the tone change or is there any better way to catch the correct meaning quicker?

Do you, the native speakers, also have the same problem? Please advise.

LCChang
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Hi,

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Goodman

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