Die Übersetzung von "might" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


/mait/ (negative short form mightn’t /ˈmaitnt/)

past tense of may

se pouvoir que
I thought I might find you here
He might come if you offered him a meal.

used instead of ‘may’, eg to make a possibility seem less likely, or a request for permission more polite

se pouvoir que; permettez que…
He might win if he tries hard
Might I speak to you for a few minutes, please?

used in suggesting that a person is not doing what he should

pouvoir au moins
You might help me clean the car!
might as well

used to suggest that there is no good reason for not doing something

faire aussi bien de
I might as well do it all at once.
might have

used to suggest that something would have been possible if something else had been the case

il aurait été possible que… si
You might have caught the bus if you had run.

used to suggest that a person has not done what he should

aurais dû au moins
You might have told me!

used to show that something was a possible action etc but was in fact not carried out or done

il aurait été possible que… mais
I might have gone, but I decided not to.

used when a person does not want to admit to having done something

c’est possible
‘Have you seen this man?’ ‘I might have.’
I etc might have known

(often used in annoyance) I etc ought to have known, thought, guessed etc that something was or would be the case

j’aurais dû me douter
I might have known you would lose the key!

(Die Übersetzung von "might" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)