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Context MattersPlay
Understand when to use 'unable' by considering the situation and what is being hindered or prevented. SlideShe was unable to attend the meeting due to an urgent family matter.
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Expressing DifficultyPlay
'Unable' emphasizes that someone can't do something, often highlighting a struggle or challenge. SlideDespite his efforts, he was unable to lift the heavy box.
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Temporary SituationsPlay
Use 'unable' for situations that may change; it does not always imply a permanent state. SlideI am currently unable to answer your question, but I'll get back to you soon.