Cách dùng danh từ "Capacity" tiếng anh

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Ngoài bài Task 1 của bạn học sinh đi thi ngày 5/7/2020 đã được IELTS TUTOR sửa kĩ và nhận xét, hôm nay IELTS TUTOR hướng dẫn Cách dùng danh từ "Capacity" tiếng anh


  • capability vừa là danh từ đếm được, vừa  không  đếm  được  

1. Mang nghĩa "sức chứa"

(the total amount that can be contained or produced)


  • capacity of
  • a capacity crowd/audience (=a very large crowd​/​audience that completely fills a place)

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • The stadium has a seating capacity of 50,000. 
  • The game was watched by a capacity crowd/audience of 50,000 (= the place was completely full). 
  • The generators each have a capacity of (= can produce) 1,000 kilowatts. 
  • The larger cars have bigger capacity engines (= the engines are bigger and more powerful). 
  • All our factories are working at (full) capacity (= are producing goods as fast as possible). 
  • We are running below capacity (= not producing as many goods as we are able to) because of cancelled orders.
  • The last five years have seen a huge increase in the country's export capacity. 
  • The company has expanded its premises with a new 10,000 sq ft factory and plans to double capacity. 
  • They are trying to operate beyond the capacity of the airport.
  • There are plans to increase the capacity of the stadium. 
  • The fuel tanks have a capacity of 25,000 litres. 
  • a theatre with a seating capacity of 800 
  • The game is set to attract a capacity crowd of 42,000.

2. Mang nghĩa "khả năng sản xuất cái gì; công suất"

=the amount of goods that a company can produce, or the amount of work it can do


  • at full capacity (=producing as many goods as possible, or doing as much work as possible)

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • factories working at full capacity (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: các nhà máy hoạt động hết công suất)
  • New machinery could increase our production capacity by 25 per cent. 
  • The plant has a capacity of 120,000 tonnes per annum. 
  • The present rail network has plenty of spare capacity. 
  • The factory is now operating at full capacity.

3. Mang nghĩa "khả năng" (giống ability)

=the ability to do something


  • have a capacity for sth / to do sth
  • capacity to do something
  • capacity for

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • A child might be born to with the capacity to become a chef, but the ability to cook must be learned. (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: Đứa trẻ có thể được sinh ra với khả năng là trở thành một đầu bếp, nhưng khả năng nấu ăn phải được học)
  • She has a great capacity for hard work. 
  • It seems to be beyond his capacity to follow simple instructions.
  •  Do you think it's within his capacity to do the job without making a mess of it?
  • she has an enormous capacity for hard work (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: cô ta rất có khả năng làm những việc khó nhọc)
  •  He suffered a stroke in 2008, which left him unable to speak, but his mental capacity wasn't affected.
  • Her poor health limits her earning capacity. 
  • They are worried about their capacity to invest for the future. 
  • Harry had a tremendous capacity for work.
  • this book is within the capacity of young readers (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: cuốn sách này các bạn đọc trẻ tuổi có thể hiểu được)

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