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    might be for present or future

    We were describing pictures in class. There was a man reading a book in one of them. I said "He might be reading a science fiction book." My teacher told me that I can't use "might" to describe present action it's only used to describe hypothetical action in the future. Is it OK to use it the way I did?

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    Re: might be for present or future

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    We were describing pictures in class. There was a man reading a book in one of them. I said "He might be reading a science fiction book." My teacher told me that I can't use "might" to describe present action it's only used to describe hypothetical action in the future. Is it OK to use it the way I did?
    Yes, it's OK to use it as you did.

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