4 years, 9 months ago johnsmithParticipant
Hi, I want to know the correct usage of may be in sentences. I have written some sentences below. tell me whether they are correct or not correct.
1. May be, It could rain tomorrow.
2. May be, He could have died more than thirty years ago.
3. May be, He might have done it.
4. May be, The person we are talking about may not be the person we wanted to see.
4 years, 9 months ago Educational ConsultantKeymaster
First of there should not be any confusion between the two words “maybe” and “may be”.
True, maybe he is honest. or It may be that he is honest.OR It is true he may be honest.
In case of “maybe” we use simple sentences and these may contain modals like is am are was were would might etc For example in case of the given sentences– Maybe, the person we we are talking about is not the person we are talking about.
PLEASE NOTE that it is —- “Maybe” and not “May be” and
After this the sentence is to start with small letter.
Otherwise the given other sentences are correct.
In case of still any doubt ,for this as well as any other, your always most welcome
2 years, 4 months ago Gaurav MahnaParticipant
Nice explanation given ! Thanks .. It was really helpful.
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