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There may be an easier way of solving the problem.
The injury may have caused brain damage.
I may not be able to play on Saturday.
You may be asked to show your passport.
Some fir trees may grow up to 60 feet high.
The bill may be paid by check or by credit card.
The total may be calculated by two different methods.
May we offer you a glass of wine?
May I see your ticket, please?
May I have a cookie?
May I help?
May I say a word of thanks to all those who helped today.
May I suggest a better idea?
Let me, if I may, introduce you to my manager, Jim Doyle.
May peace and prosperity return to this troubled land!
What a very attractive dress, if I may say so!
We may as well go home. There’s nothing more to do.
The school may not be as good as it was, but it is still popular.
What you say may very well be true.
A small technical error may easily result in a serious accident.
It may well be that the information is not available.
This is the American English definition of may. View British English definition of may.
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