7.15. Engedélyezés, tiltás

1. Engedély kérése

Can/could/may/might I (do sth) (please)

Can I come in?

Can I make a quick telephone call?

May I start now?

May I sit here?

Do you mind (+ if-clause) (please)

Do you mind if I sit down?

Do you mind if I borrow your pen?

Do you mind if I take a look around?

Do you mind if I open the window?

Is it all right (+ if-clause)

Is it all right if I smoke?

Is it all right if I use the phone?

Is it all right if I bring a friend?

Do you think I could/might do sth (please)

Do you think I could go now, please?

2. Szíves engedélyezés

Yes.

Certainly.

Please do.

By all means.

Of course.

That's (quite) all right (by me).

3. Engedélyezés fenntartásokkal

Yes (with falling-rising intonation)

(Yes) + if-clause

Yes. If you're quick about it.

(Yes) provided + complement clause

Provided you don't stay out too late.

Yes, provided that you behave yourself.

Not + unless-clause

Not unless you promise to help me clear up afterwards.

4. Vonakodó, kelletlen engedélyezés

If you must.

I suppose so.

I can't stop you (can I?) (with falling intonation)

If you like (with low rise)

You can if you like (with fall-rise on like) (advising not to do it)

5. Tétovázás, habozás

see 7.12.4

Well (with falling-rising intonation)

I don't (really) know (if I can).

I'd like to (with fall-rise), but + declarative sentence

I'll see (what I can do).

I can't promise.

6. Engedélyezés megtagadása

No (+ negative tag)

No, you can't.

Sorry (with fall-rise)

I'm afraid not.

I'm sorry (with fall-rise) + but-clause

I'm sorry, but it's not allowed.

I'm sorry, but I just don't think it's a good idea.

I'm sorry, but you'll just have to wait your turn like everybody else.

Not + adverbial(s)

Not now.

Not until you've done your homework.

7. Tiltás

Don't (do sth)

Don't walk on the grass.

Don't do that!

You mustn't/can't (do sth)

You can't smoke in here.

You mustn't come without your parents' consent.

Don't you dare (do sth) (strongly expressed)

Don't you dare say anything to anybody.

Don't you dare come in here with dirty boots on.

I forbid you to do sth (more formal)

I forbid you to see that boy again!

I forbid you to see any more of him.

I cannot allow you to do sth

I cannot allow you to waste your time like this.

I (must) veto this proposal. (at a meeting)

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