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Translation of "may" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

may

modal verb (POSSIBILITY) 可能性     /meɪ/
used to express possibility (表示可能性)可能,也许 There may be other problems that we don't know about. 可能有我们不知道的其他问题。 I may see you tomorrow before I leave. 明天我走前也许还能见到你。 The cause of the accident may never be discovered. 事故的原因也许永远无法查清。 The explosion may have been caused by a faulty electrical connection. 爆炸可能是由电路连接错误引起的。 We'd better not interfere - she may not like it. 我们最好别干涉——她可能会不高兴。 There may be some evidence to suggest she's guilty, but it's hardly conclusive. 也许有迹象显示她有罪,但不怎么令人信服。 →  Compare might modal verb AchievablePossible and probable
(Definition of may modal verb (POSSIBILITY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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