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What’s up with “may” and “might”?

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May" and "might" are both ways of expressing possibility.

One key difference between the two words is that “may” is the present tense form, while “might” is the past tense form.

Besides that, here are some other facts to consider:

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Moreover, there is a big difference between “may not" and "might not”:image

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Interestingly, there is one final distinction between the two:

May I ask who does your hair?” = Do I have permission to ask who does your hair?

Might I ask who does your hair?” = I hate who does your hair.

According to Cambridge Dictionaries Online, “Might I ask” is used to show disapproval.

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Yo, Grammar: What’s up with “may” and “might”?

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May" and "might" are both ways of expressing possibility.

One key difference between the two words is that “may” is the present tense form, while “might” is the past tense form.

Besides that, here is other useful information:

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Moreover, there is a big difference between “may not" and "might not”:image

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This concludes our post on “may" vs. "might.”

Cheers.

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Yo, Grammar: What’s up with “may” and “might”?

May" and "might" are both ways of expressing possibility. One key difference between the two words is that "may" is the present tense form, while "might" is the past tense form.

Besides that, here is other useful information:

Moreover, there is a big difference between “may not" and "might not”:image

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This concludes our post on “may" vs. "might.”

Cheers.

Yo, Grammar: What’s up with “may” and “might”?

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May" and "might" are both ways of expressing possibility. One key difference between the two words is that "may" is the present tense form, while "might" is the past tense form.

Besides that, here is other useful information:imageMoreover, there is a big difference between “may not" and "might not”:image

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This concludes our post on “may" vs. "might.”

Cheers.

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Yo, Grammar: What’s up with “will” and “would”; “shall” and “should”; and “can” and “could”?

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Good question.

Here’s the first part of the answer:

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For differences in meaning or usage between the pairs of words, click on the following links:

1. "Can you" vs. "could you"

2. "Will" vs. "would" / "shall" vs. "should"

3. "May" vs. "might"

We hope this helps.

Cheers.

Yo, Grammar: What’s up with “may” and “might”?

May" and "might" are both ways of expressing possibility. One key difference between the two words is that "may" is the present tense form, while "might" is the past tense form.

Besides that, here is other useful information:Moreover, there is a big difference between “may not" and "might not”:

This concludes our post on “may" vs. "might.”

Cheers.

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