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Speaking Situations: Expressing Possiblity

Here are some words and phrases for talking about possibility in English.
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May

Might

Can

Could

Maybe

Perhaps

Probably

1. We can stay here for the evening.

2. I may be in California next Monday.

3. She might not make it to the wedding.

4. We could go (and) see a movie.

  Or we could go out for ice cream.


I'd rather not. It's only a few more hours (of driving).

Well, let me know what you decide.

That's too bad. I hope she feels better soon.

That would be fun.

See also:

Grammar : Basic Modals, Common Modal Usage

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