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    I would like to know the difference between "1" and '2".

    1. You may go now.
    2. You might as well go now.

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    Re: might

    Quote Originally Posted by wowenglish1 View Post
    I would like to know the difference between "1" and '2".

    1. You may go now.
    2. You might as well go now.
    1. is giving permission for you to go.
    2. is saying "If you are going, now is as good a time as any."

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    Re: might

    I see 2 as meaning also "There's no reason for you to stay any longer."

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    Re: might

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    I see 2 as meaning also "There's no reason for you to stay any longer."
    Yes, I agree.

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