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    #1

    modal

    Hi there,

    May, Might, and Could all suggest possibility. Any difference among them?
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    Re: modal

    Might suggests that something is less likely than may, and there is a distinction between may have + past participle and might have + past participle, though this is not universal and seems to be on the decline:
    He may have been injured = it is possible that he was injured but we don't know for sure
    He might have been injured = there was a risk of injury but he wasn't hurt

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    #3

    Re: modal

    Hi there,
    How about 'could'?

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    Re: modal

    I'd generally use may/could/might in order from a stronger to a weaker possibility.

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