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# What is the difference between PERHAPS and MAYBE? Which one

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What is the difference between PERHAPS and MAYBE? Which one to choose when given option?
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12 May 2010, 16:35
I m not sure but i think : may be is inclined towards probably.

I mean perhaps could be used where we have condition. may or may not.

may be when we have some probable idea..
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I m not sure but i think : may be is inclined towards probably.

I mean perhaps could be used where we have condition. may or may not.

may be when we have some probable idea..

Thanks for the reply, but still I am not clear!
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See this discussion: may-be-vs-probably-82868.html

Perhaps is more formal
Maybe is more conversational

If two choices are presented, I would have an inclination towards Perhaps.
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