can't vs cant
In all my years I never heard of can't without an apostrophie. The site suggests 'cant' for the following sentence.
Knowing it took me a few tries before I did it, John said, "I can't."
So is it cant or can't?
Knowing it took Jeff a few tries before he ever pretty much did it John said, "I can't."
You want can't in your sentence. It's a contraction of cannot.
There is a word 'cant'. The inner portion of a saw log that is too small to do anything with other than pressure treat it and use it for a fence post is a cant. 'Cant' also means a deviation from vertical or horizontal.
|link||answered Feb 10 '13 at 23:14 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow|
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