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  1. Anonymous
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    modals

    Is there any difference between the meanings of:

    1-It could rain tomorrow.
    2-It may rain tomorrow.
    3-it might rain tomorrow.
    4-Maybe it will rain tomorrow.

    5-It can rain tomorrow. (Is this one acceptable at all?)

    Do any of these sentences imply a non-stated condition?

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    I don't like 5. The others are more or less the same, the only difference being the probability.

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    Thanks TDOL.

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