What does this sentence mean? For me, it's more like "He is capable of opening a can," but according to some, it's not that simple. What does it exactly mean?
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Nice sentence playing with words!
The first "can" means "able to", or "He is able to can a can."
The third "can" refers a container for storing food, rubbish, etc.
So, the sentence can be explained:
All, substituted with the word "can" for a humorous effect.
"He can can a can" means:
Free dictionary gives some slang definitions of can. Among them are
Please derive the "not so simple" meaning of the title phrase yourself. Oh yeah, first "can" is really an "is able" version.
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protected by RegDwigнt♦ Apr 3 '12 at 8:03
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