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English definition of “might”

might

modal verb (INTRODUCE)    /maɪt/ (also may)
used to introduce a statement that is very different from the statement you really want to make, in order to compare the two: Leeds might be an excellent team, but today they played appallingly.Connecting words which express a contrast Grammar:MightSee moreGrammar:Might: formsSee moreGrammar:Might: usesSee moreGrammar:Might: typical errorSee more
(Definition of might modal verb (INTRODUCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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