it may be time we went

ademoglu

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Hi,

''I don't know but it may/could/might be time (that) we went.''

Is it grammatically OK in a right context?

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emsr2d2

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I wouldn't use any of them.

I don't know but it's probably time we went.

If I absolutely had to, I'd use "might".
 

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This is more natural: ​I'm not sure, but it may be time for us to go.
 

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If it is OK to use 'might' but why not 'could'?
Could works there in American English. It may be a little more casual than the other options.
 

Tdol

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I think you're right about the right context, but they would require some context. I could use may if I were in a situation where I felt uncomfortable and wanted to suggest to the people that I was with that we should leave.
 
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