Do you write maybe or may be?

Do you write maybe or may be?

In the phrase may be /meɪ bi:/ may is a modal verb and be is a main or auxiliary verb. Here may and be are two separate words, whereas maybe is one word: There may be a train at 10.00am.

What is the difference of maybe and may be?

Trick to Remember the Difference May be and maybe are two different parts of speech, and they can’t be substituted for each other. May be is a verb phrase. Maybe is an adverb.

When to use maybe or might be?

Determining whether something is very likely or remotely likely is the difference between choosing “may” or “might” for your sentence. Here is the breakdown: Use “may” when something is more likely to happen. Use “might” if something is less likely to happen or in a hypothetical situation.

How do you use maybe in a sentence?

Maybe is used when you are not sure whether something is true or whether something will happen.

  1. Maybe she will come.
  2. Maybe it will rain tonight.
  3. Maybe Amelie was right when she said that I needed to mend my ways.
  4. ‘When will you finish the work? ‘ ‘I don’t know. Maybe tomorrow. ‘

Can a sentence start with maybe?

Maybe you can start a sentence with the word ‘maybe’, provided you have the uncertainty implied. For example, “Maybe he did the terrible deed, and should be jailed for any wrongdoing.” If one does not know for sure, it may be the best way to express the idea.

What maybe really means?

“Maybe” really means “there is a possibility of that.” So in answer to the question “will it rain tomorrow?” you might get the answer “maybe”- because despite the best weather reports, no-one really knows the answer.

Is a maybe a yes?

Truth be told, a “maybe” is much closer to being a “yes” than a “no.” The man would also benefit from this “not so easy to win” courtship.

Why do guys say maybe?

It means he doesn’t want to say yes to the question, whatever it is, because it would mean a lot of trouble for him. He doesn’t want to say no, because you might get mad at him, and he would have to listen to your crap, and he might not get sex. So he says maybe, so he can say “I didn’t say yes” in the future.

What does maybe mean in a text?

iOS scans your email for contact info. If the phone number is not in your Address Book, for matches, it looks to your email to see if anyone with this number sent you email. If it finds the phone number associated with a contact from your email, it will show you “Maybe:” with its guess of the person’s name.

What is another word for maybe?

What is another word for maybe?

perhaps possibly
potentially feasibly
mayhaps credibly
imaginably likely
ostensibly probably

Is maybe a positive word?

Maybe “positive” word is more accurat. “perhaps’ or ‘maybe’ Perhaps “positive” word is more accurate. Maybe “positive” word is more accurate.

Are probably and maybe the same thing?

Probably is used to refer to an event which has a quantifiable chance (or probability in mathematical terms) of occurring which is based upon verifiable previous data. Maybe is the least polite / formal and is used mostly in casual conversations such as “Will you attend the concert ?” “Maybe”.

Is maybe better than possibly?

Maybe is used in informal context i.e When having a conversation with friends and family. Most people mistakenly use it with formal context which is absolutely wrong. Possibly is used in formal context.

What does probably not but maybe mean?

“probably” carries a greater degree of certainty, it means reasonably true…without much doubt. вероятно Probably it will rain. 90% chance “maybe” means possibly but not certainly. может быть Maybe it will rain. Maybe it won’t.

Is probably a yes or no?

Probably means most likely – more yes than no. Conversely, you could say “probably not” to mean more no than yes.

Is most probably correct?

Saying “most probably” means that something is ‘very probable’ or ‘extremely likely’. so yes its correct.

How do you say probably professionally?


  1. certainly.
  2. doubtless.
  3. indubitably.
  4. positively.
  5. presumably.
  6. probably.
  7. surely.
  8. undoubtedly.

Can a sentence start with probably?

Although normally called an “adverb”, probably is often used to modify an entire sentence – in which case it normally appears at the beginning (or the end, if it’s “parenthetically” added after a comma)… a: Probably I’ll move to the south by then.

What is a good sentence for probably?

He probably wanted to say good-bye privately. That’s probably like $50 in 1993 dollars. She should probably listen to her gut feeling about this. Well, whatever it is, it probably won’t go down too well with Howard or Len.

What is the probably?

Probably means most likely or in all likelihood. Probably is the adverb form of the adjective probable, meaning “very likely to occur or be true.” Probably is used when you think something will happen or turn out to be true, but you’re not certain enough to say it definitely will.

Is I’ve seen proper grammar?

In standard English, it’s “I’ve seen” not “I’ve saw.” The helping verb “have” (abbreviated here to “’ve”) requires “seen.” In the simple past (no helping verb), the expression is “I saw,” not “I seen.” “I’ve seen a lot of ugly cars, but when I saw that old beat-up Rambler I couldn’t believe my eyes.”