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    we order that ...may/might


    ''We send monthly report in order that they may have full information.''

    The source: Swan's 'Practical English Usage' (p. 533).

    Can we use 'might' or 'could' instead of 'ma' in the above sentence?


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    Re: we order that ...may/might

    I don't think many writers would distinguish between may and might in that sentence nowadays. (I assume Swan wrote "reports".) Nor would many write such a sentence; it would be more natural to write "We send monthly reports so they can have complete information."
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