Translation of "may" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


modal verb (PERMISSION) 允许 uk us /meɪ/ slightly formal

used to ask or give permission

A reader may borrow up to six books at any one time. 读者一次最多可借阅6本书。
"May I help myself to some more food?" "Yes, of course." “我能再要些吃的吗?”“好的,当然可以。”
Hi, my name's Tiffany. How may I help you? “你好,我叫蒂法尼,能帮你做些什么吗?”
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(Translation of “may modal verb (PERMISSION)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)