- Don’t say: Most children are INCAPABLE TO sit still for longer periods.
Say: Most children are INCAPABLE OF sitting still for longer periods.
Don’t say: That man is CAPABLE TO fix the tap.
Say: That man is CAPABLE OF fixing the tap.
Note: after the adjectives capable/incapable use the preposition OF + -ING
Ex: I think John is capable of doing this job.
My sister is incapable of driving.
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