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may

modal verb (PERMISSION) 允許     /meɪ/ slightly formal
used to ask or give permission (用於請求許可或表示允許)可以 A reader may borrow up to six books at any one time. 讀者一次最多可借閱六本書。 "May I help myself to some more food?" "Yes, of course." 「我能再要些吃的嗎?」「好的,當然可以。」 Hi, my name's Tiffany. How may I help you? 「你好,我叫蒂芙妮,能幫你做些甚麼嗎?」 →  Compare might modal verb Allowing and permittingPolite expressions
(Definition of may modal verb (PERMISSION) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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