English example sentences with "may"

Learn how to use may in a English sentence. Over 100 hand-picked examples.

I may give up soon and just nap instead.

I may be antisocial, but it doesn't mean I don't talk to people.

It may freeze next week.

Their communication may be much more complex than we thought.

It may be that the happiness awaiting us is not at all the sort of happiness we would want.

May I ask a question?

May I talk to Ms. Brown?

Hey, I may have no money, but I still have my pride.

The data suggest that the optimum length of a lecture may be 30 instead of 60 minutes.

On May 18, a young Japanese couple was arrested after their one-year-old baby was found wrapped in a plastic bag and dumped in a gutter.

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.

Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.

In a town you may pass unnoticed, whereas in a village it's impossible.

You may as well follow his advice.

You may make use of his library.

You may as well leave at once.

You may as well withdraw from the club right away.

You may invite whomever you like.

Now that you are a big boy, you may do as you please.

You may take either the big box or the small one.

You may have read this book already.

You may as well ask for your teacher's advice.

You may be right, but I am against your opinion.

You may as well prepare for your examination.

You may laugh at me.

You may use my new car.

You may go or stay at will.

You may be late for school.

You may go anywhere.

You may rest assured; I have no ulterior motive in making this donation.

You may go home now.

You may go anywhere you like.

You may think those shoes are in fashion, but they aren't.

You may as well keep it a secret.

You may keep the book.

You may as well do the task now.

You may go there.

You may as well say so.

You may as well go to bed at once.

You may go at once.

You may as well begin at once.

You may as well wash your shirt.

You may have mistaken Jane for his sister.

You may as well follow your father's advice.

You may as well have a day off, because you have been overworking those days.

You may as well tell me all about it.

You may choose either of the two books.

There may be some truth in your story.

You may read whichever book you like.

May I use your phone?

You may have good reason to think that your youth is over.

May I take your picture?

May I borrow your dictionary?

Your point may be a little off target, but it certainly is close.

May we accompany you on your walk?

You may invite any person you like.

You may act however you wish.

Judging from what you say, he may succeed.

You may be right.

Your dog may be really depressed.

You may swim now.

Well may you ask why!

You may or may not win.

You may or may not win.

You may fail, for all I care.

You may as well go yourself.

Whatever you may say, I won't give it up.

Whatever you may say, you won't be believed.

Whatever you may say, I don't believe you.

If you ask him again, he may change his mind.

However fast you may walk, you can't catch up with him.

Try as you may, you will not be able to read as many as five novels in a day.

No matter where you may go, don't forget to write to me.

You may well say so, but I cannot agree.

You may stay here as long as you like.

Judging from the look of the sky, it may rain at any moment.

Judging from the look of the sky, we may have snow tomorrow.

Judging from the look of the sky, it may rain this afternoon.

From the look of the sky, it may begin to snow tonight.

May I accompany you to the airport?

Because of the problem of air pollution, the bicycle may some day replace the automobile.

He may be rich, but he is stingy.

In the near future, we may have a big earthquake in Japan.

We may meet again in the near future.

May I come to see you one of these days?

The fiscal austerity may lead to an overkill of the economy.

An emergency may occur at any time.

Diligence may compensate for lack of experience.

In nostalgic moments we may tend to think of childhood as a time of almost unbroken happiness.

May I make so bold as to request your assistance?

Tall buildings may sway in a strong wind.

May I take a rest?

Smoking may be harmful to his heart.

I may have to come home late; if I do, I'll call you.

It may sound strange, but what she said is true.

Strange as it may sound, this is true.

It may sound strange, but what he said is true.

It may sound strange, but it is true.

The eye may see for the hand, but not for the mind.

Social unrest may come about as a result of the endless rising of prices.

The crowd may be on the side of Luciano, but the champ has got the skill to win and that's what matters.

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