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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “maybe”

maybe

adverb
 
 
/ˈmeɪ.bi/ /ˌ-ˈ-/
used to show that something is possible or that something might be true
或许,大概
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。
Possible and probable
informal used to show that a number or amount is approximate
(表示近似数量)约
There were 200, maybe 300, refugees on the boat.
船上约有200或300名难民。
Approximate
used to politely suggest or ask for something
(礼貌地表示建议、请求)也许
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。
Suggestions and proposals
used to avoid giving a clear or certain answer to a question
(用于不确定的回答)可能,也许
"Are you coming to Kelly's party?" "Maybe."
“你去参加凯利的聚会吗?”“也许会去吧。”
UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
used to mean that something is a possible explanation why something else happened
(用于解释原因)可能,也许
"Why were you chosen for the team and not me?" "Maybe it's because I've been to more practice sessions 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。”
Possible and probable
(Definition of maybe from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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