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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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