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    Is there any difference in nuance if I use other expressions than "may" in these?

    Is there any difference in nuance if I use other expressions than "may" in these sentences below?

    1.She may have been looking for eyeliner. (original sentence)
    Maybe she have looked for eyeliner.
    Do these two mean the same?
    2.This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future.(Original sentence)
    Maybe this text will not be in its final form and will be updated or revised in the future.
    Do these two mean the same?
    3.No quotes from the materials contained herein may be used in any media without attribution to National Public Radio.
    Is it okay to change may into "allowed to" or "should"?
    Last edited by eggcracker; 08-Jun-2012 at 22:01.

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