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# Use of 'May'

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03 Dec 2011, 00:34
Hi, I wanted to know the use of 'might' and 'may'.

I have been reading diff't things. Is 'might' used only when there is a possibility and the sentence is in past tense whereas 'may' only when the there is a possibility but the sentence is in present tense?

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06 Dec 2011, 04:37
"might "can use as a less positive version of may like : It might rain tomorrow.
Might also used to express a degree of dissatisfaction or reproach like : you might pay a little more attention
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06 Dec 2011, 09:00
Thanks mate.
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10 Dec 2011, 11:35
good clear explanation
Re: Use of 'May'   [#permalink] 10 Dec 2011, 11:35
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