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    Modals of Possibilities

    I read lots of notes and watched videos about May, Might & Could for possibility, but I am still confused them.

    When will we use May, Might & Could for possibility?

    Alex may be in his office.
    Alex could be in his office.
    Alex might be in his office.

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    Re: Modals of Possibilities

    Quote Originally Posted by Jadoon 84 View Post
    I read lots of notes and watched videos about May, Might & Could for possibility, but I am still confused them.

    When will we use May, Might & Could for possibility?

    Alex may be in his office.
    Alex could be in his office.
    Alex might be in his office.
    I don't see any significant difference in meaning between them.

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    Re: Modals of Possibilities

    So I can you use all of them in any situation?

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    Re: Modals of Possibilities

    Quote Originally Posted by Jadoon 84 View Post
    So I can you use all of them in any situation?
    I didn't say that. Give us some more examples.

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    Re: Modals of Possibilities

    Quote Originally Posted by Jadoon 84 View Post
    I read lots of notes and watched videos about May, Might & Could for possibility, but I am still confused them.

    When will we use May, Might & Could for possibility?

    Alex may be in his office.
    Alex could be in his office.
    Alex might be in his office.
    Some people say that the possibility is stronger with "may" than with "might". Others disagree.

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    Re: Modals of Possibilities

    Jadoon, click here to find links to many earlier discussions of this topic.

    I found this page for you by entering may/might/could in the Google Custom Search box.

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