Translation of "maybe" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈmeɪ.bi/ us /ˈmeɪ.bi/

A2 used to show that something is possible or that something might be true

Maybe they'll come tomorrow. 或许他们明天会来。
Maybe you were right after all. 或许还是你对。

informal used to show that a number or amount is approximate

There were 200, maybe 300, refugees on the boat. 船上约有200或300名难民。

A2 used to politely suggest or ask for something

Maybe Ted would like to go. 也许特德愿意去。
Maybe we should start again. 或许我们该重新开始。

used to avoid giving a clear or certain answer to a question

"Are you coming to Kelly's party?" "Maybe." “你去参加凯利的聚会吗?”“也许会去吧。”

used to mean that something is a possible explanation for why something else happened

"Why were you chosen for the team and not me?" "Maybe it's because I've been to more practices than you." “为什么球队选中了你,而不是我?”“也许是因为我参加训练的次数比你多。”

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(Translation of “maybe” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)