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Old 10-24-10, 03:47 AM   #1
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Difference of may and might?

may be / might be
may come/ might come

Is there some sence of use may and might?

eng-fi dictionary:
may= saattaa
might= saattaa
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Difference of may and might?

may be / might be
may come/ might come

Is there some sence of use may and might?

eng-fi dictionary:
may= saattaa
might= saattaa
You can use either, really make's no difference
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I'm not disagreeing with Joe, they are almost entirely interchangeable, but if you really want to get down to the specifics "may" suggests a slightly stronger possibility of something happening than "might".

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