English to Afrikaans Meaning :: unable

Unable :
nie in staat
- nie in staat
 

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Adjective(1) (usually followed by `to'(2) lacking in power or forcefulness

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(1) What I have yet to see is a poor dentist living in the rough part of town unable to feed his or her family!(2) He had claimed it was a new flavouring for saffron rice but had been unable to look me in the eye when he said it.(3) Bird was unable to engage his gears, but managed to get going and finished at the back.(4) They were unable to open the door for visitors by pressing the buzzers in their rooms.(5) It concerns a boy desperate to obtain his mother's love, a love she is unable to give.(6) She was slurring her words and unable to use to her tongue properly to help her make the sounds.(7) If York regulars follow their usual route to the course they will be unable to reach it.(8) Surgeons sewed most of the piece back on but were unable to replace a small section.(9) They could also house children who feel unable to live with a family which is not their own.(10) Windermere yet again were unable to put out their best side due to illness and injury.(11) I am unable to reprint my story here, but if you read some of the links you'll get the gist of it.(12) He would have liked more tomato and was unable to finish his meal saying it became too oily.(13) The job is ideal for those people who would like a bit of extra cash but are unable to fit in many hours of work.(14) I remember now at work being unable to do many of my duties when other people were around.(15) they're unable to read(16) he was unable to go upstairs
Related Words
(1) unable to ::
nie in staat om
(2) unable to see ::
nie in staat is om te sien
(3) unable to write ::
nie kan skryf
(4) unable to move ::
nie in staat is om te beweeg
(5) be unable to ::
nie in staat is om
(6) unable to sleep ::
nie in staat is om te slaap
(7) unable to speak ::
nie in staat is om te praat
(8) unable to work ::
nie in staat is om te werk
(9) be unable ::
wees nie
(10) be unable to breathe ::
nie in staat is om asem te haal
Synonyms
Adjective
1. powerless ::
magteloos
2. impotent ::
impotent
3. at a loss ::
teen 'n verlies
4. inadequate ::
onvoldoende
5. incompetent ::
onbevoeg
6. unfit ::
ongeskik
7. unqualified ::
ongekwalifiseerde
8. incapable ::
nie in staat is
Antonyms
1. able ::
staat
2. capable ::
staat
3. competent ::
bevoegde
4. expert ::
kenner
5. fit ::
pas
6. qualified ::
gekwalifiseerde
7. skillful ::
ervare
Different Forms
unable
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I could\'ve accepted our kids
being genetically unable to eat ice cream...

I could've accepted our kids being genetically UNABLE to eat ice cream...

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 2


<i>Paramedics were called to the scene</i>
<i>but were unable to revive the boy.</i>

Paramedics were called to the scene but were UNABLE to revive the boy.

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 12


...they will most likely be unable
to determine the cause...

...they will most likely be UNABLE to determine the cause...

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 8


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"An eccentric man, with tendency
to megalomania which makes him UNABLE"

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 8


leaving us unable to carry out our duties
as sworn brothers of the Night\'s Watch.

leaving us UNABLE to carry out our duties as sworn brothers of the Night's Watch.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 7


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