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    Default I hope I might

    I hope one day I might be able to play a musical instrument. I'm too busy learning English and studying for exams at the moment.

    This sentence is taken from a Cambridge grammar book. Can we use 'can' or 'could' or 'may be able to' to replace the phrase in red without changing the meaning of the sentence?

    Could I ask native speakers to help me please? Thank you in advance.

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    Default Re: I hope I might

    Well, putting 'may' is absolutely wrong.
    I think it's fine with 'could' and 'would'.







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