When use may or might?
Use “may” when something is more likely to happen. Use “might” if something is less likely to happen or in a hypothetical situation.
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Can IV may I?
can. May is used to express possibility or ask permission. Can is used to express ability and informally used to ask permission.
Where is might used?
We use might when we are not sure about something in the present or future: I might see you tomorrow. It looks nice, but it might be very expensive.
How do you use may might?
In popular usage and speech, may and might are used interchangeably when referring to possibility and probability, but there is a slight difference between the two.
- May is used to express what is possible, factual, or could be factual.
- Might is used to express what is hypothetical, counterfactual, or remotely possible.
Who they love or whom they love?
Whom should be used to refer to the object of a verb or preposition. When in doubt, try this simple trick: If you can replace the word with “he”’ or “’she,” use who. If you can replace it with “him” or “her,” use whom.
What’s the difference between ” May ” and ” might “?
The difference between may and might is subtle. They both indicate that something is possible, but something that may happen is more likely than something that might happen. So you may go to a party if Matt Damon invites you, but you might go to a party if your least favorite cousin invites you.
Which is correct may or might Grammar Girl?
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When do you use the word may in a sentence?
May is used to express what is possible, factual, or could be factual. For example, He may lose his job. We may go on vacation. I may have dessert after dinner. Might is used to express what is hypothetical, counterfactual, or remotely possible.
When do you use the word might in a sentence?
Might is used to express what is hypothetical, counterfactual, or remotely possible. For example, If you hurry, you might get there on time. If I had shown up on time, I might have kept my job. If I win the lottery, I might buy a Ferrari.